News & Events

News:

New preprint on agent-based modeling in fisheries social science available on SocArXiv.

New paper demonstrating the technological feasibility of sustainable development goals out in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

New blog post arguing that Elon Musk deserves the Nobel Peace Prize in Prometheus.

Paper introducing the POSEIDON fisheries model out in Sustainability Science.

New commentary on the scales of life and humanity out in PNAS.

New paper on collateral benefits of ending overfishing for marine mammals, turtles, and birds out in Science.

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Recent Press:

'Can we balance conservation and development? Science says yes' (Davos World Economic Forum Agenda, October 16, 2018)

'Blowing up illegal fishing boats helps Indonesian fishers' (Scientific American, August 6, 2018)

'Reducing collateral damage' (The UCSB Current, March 15, 2018)

'Cornered' (The UCSB Current, March 28, 2017)

'Is China's hands-off approach to fisheries producing more fish?' (Hakai Magazine, February 23, 2017)

'National seafood rule could prevent marine mammal deaths...if it's not revoked' (National Geographic Ocean Voices, January 27, 2017)

Press Archives:

'Intense industrial fishing' (The UCSB Current, January 17, 2017)

'New US seafood rule shows global trade and conservation can work together' (The Conversation, January 10, 2017). Reposted by Huffington Post (January 17, 2017)

'Fishing rule aims to do for all marine mammals what it did for the dolphin' (NPR, January 5, 2017)

'A new law will try to save whales and dolphins by wielding America's purchasing power' (Quartz, December 15, 2016).

'New US law poised to improve marine conservation worldwide' (ScienceDaily, December 15, 2016)

'Thinking outside the box on fisheries management? Think again.' (National Geographic Ocean Views, July 17, 2015)

'Can balanced harvesting really save the oceans?' (Davos World Economic Forum Agenda, July 17, 2015)

'Could 'balanced harvesting' really feed the world and save the oceans?' (The Conversation, July 13, 2015)

'California North' (The Globe and Mail, April 8, 2015)

'Carbon pricing models' (The Globe and Mail, January 16, 2015)

Interview on CBC's The Fisheries Broadcast about fleet diversity (CBC Radio One, November 12, 2014)

Is fleet diversity key to sustainable fisheries? (Bren School News, October 30, 2014; ScienceDaily, October 31, 2014)

'Shaping the Earth's eco-future' (The Globe and Mail, September 27, 2014)

'Climate is a centrist issue' (The Globe and Mail, June 14, 2014)

'Turning the PC household debt analogy on its head' (The Hamilton Spectator, May 30, 2014)

'Libs on right track' (The Toronto Sun, May 25, 2014)

'Predicting fish species' decline before it's too late' (Science for Environment Policy, European Commission, January 16, 2014)

'Can the use of 'big data' help save the world's fisheries?' (ClimateWire, November 19, 2013)

'U research predicts overfishing threats' (Minnesota Daily, October 3, 2013)

Interview on CBC's 'The Fisheries Broadcast' about the Eventual Threat Index (CBC Radio One, September 20, 2013)

'Identifying threatened fish species before their populations decline' (PNAS 'New & Newsworthy', September 16, 2013)

'Early-warning system to prevent fishery collapse' (ScienceDaily, September 16, 2013)

'U of M Researchers discover early-warning system to prevent fishery collapse' (Discover UMN, September 12, 2013)