The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
April 2018

Stanford researchers find that swarms of tiny organisms mix nutrients in ocean waters

John Dabiri, Stephen Monosmith, Jeff Koseff and graduate students have studied how brine shrimp move in the lab to better understand the impact plankton and organisms like krill have on ocean waters. It turns out, when tiny organisms move en masse, they churn the water more than expected and might be critical to ocean dynamics.
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June 7, 2017

New Video Release: Second of a Series of Solutions

Check out our newest episode in the Series of Solutions where we talk about environmental DNA and how it can be used to understand biodiversity in the ocean. 

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June 1, 2017

Scientists Launch Global Framework to Curb Social and Human Rights Abuses in the Seafood Sector

As the United Nations Oceans Conference convenes in New York, a new paper calls on marine scientists to focus on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood industry. 

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May 10, 2017

Unprecedented Marine Protection in the Antarctic

In early October 2016, Stanford doctoral student Cassandra Brooks and Center for Ocean Solutions Science Director Larry Crowder published a policy article in the journal Science entitled “Science-based management in decline in the Southern Ocean.” The timing was strategic; just days after the paper was published, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) convened their annual meeting. For the sixth time since 2012, the proposed Ross Sea marine protected area (MPA) was brought to the table for consideration—but this time, the motion passed, resulting in the establishment of the largest MPA in the world.

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April 27, 2017

New Video Release: First of a Series of Solutions

The Center for Ocean Solutions is excited to release our first episode in our new Series of Solutions video series: The Mentors and the Intern.

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