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No fish is an island: Update on the South Atlantic marine ecosystem model

Photo by Greg McFall/Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Black seabasses and sponges at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary in Georgia. One really exciting thing we have here in the South Atlantic is a Fishery Management Council that is very passionate about ecosystem-based management. The council is always working to consider all the different [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Featured, Staff Blog|Comments Off on No fish is an island: Update on the South Atlantic marine ecosystem model

Third Thursday Web Forum – Integrated marine ecosystem modeling

November 17, 2016: “Understanding marine ecosystem changes in the South Atlantic region using an integrated modeling approach” with Dr. Tom Okey, University of Victoria Marine ecosystem changes in the South Atlantic region are driven by multiple factors including climate and ocean variability, fishing, watershed changes, pollution, habitat changes, etc. They are also influenced by coastal and marine resources policies and strategies. [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Webinar: A methodology for assessing the vulnerability of fish and invertebrates to climate change

Thursday, June 2, 1 pm US EDT A Methodology for Assessing the Vulnerability of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change by Wendy Morrison of NOAA. To prepare for and respond to current and future changes in climate and oceans, fisheries managers and scientists need tools to identify what fishery resources may be most vulnerable in [...]

By |June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Third Thursday Web Forum

July 16th, 2015:  "Mapping the ocean: The value of marine assessments in conserving important resources" with Mary Conley, The Nature Conservancy It is an important time for ocean management when new and expanding uses are placing additional pressure on our marine environments. Understanding where existing resources are located and what areas are being used is [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Apps for ocean management and conservation

This article was developed by the EBM Tools Network (www.ebmtools.org) and published on OpenChannels.org. The EBM Tools Network, coordinated by NatureServe, is one of the premier sources of information about coastal and marine planning and management tools in the United States and internationally. OpenChannels fosters a vibrant online community of ocean planners and managers sharing experience, knowledge, and [...]

By |April 7th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Apps for ocean management and conservation

Updated Blueprint draft (now includes the open ocean)

There is now an updated draft of the Blueprint on the Conservation Planning Atlas. The biggest change is that the Blueprint now extends 200 miles into the ocean to cover the full LCC area in the Atlantic. Thanks to everyone that’s participated in the marine ‘virtual workshops’ and follow-up discussions that’s made this draft possible. [...]

By |March 7th, 2014|Staff Blog|Comments Off on Updated Blueprint draft (now includes the open ocean)