The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
September 2018

Stanford ocean and engineering experts discuss scale of plastic waste problem and potential solutions

Driven by public pressure, governments and corporations are considering eliminating or phasing out single-use plastics such as straws. Stanford experts discuss the limitations of these bans and the potential for meaningful change.
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July 9, 2018

Expanding and Strengthening Social Responsibility in Fisheries | A conversation with Elena Finkbeiner

Elena Finkbeiner, Research Fellow with Stanford’s Center for Ocean Solutions and Postdoc Fellow with Conservation International, recently discussed her work on social responsibility in global fisheries. 

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June 29, 2018

Stanford experts examine potential unintended implications of new National Ocean Policy

The federal government rescinded the Obama-era National Ocean Policy and replaced it with new policies intended to promote jobs and national security. Stanford experts examine potential unintended implications.

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June 27, 2018

Stanford policy and climate experts discuss ways to secure communities and military installations in the face of increasing flooding

Storm season is upon us, the federal flood insurance plan is broken and sea level rise continues unabated. Stanford climate and policy experts Alice Hill and Katharine Mach look at issues related to rising seas with an eye toward increasing resilience and security.

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June 25, 2018

Science Storytelling and a New Chapter | Q&A with Early Career Science Fellow Stephanie Green

Early Career Science and Banting Fellow Stephanie Green leads research on the effects of climate change and invasive species on ocean food webs. She has also collaborated on trainings, seminars and a recent paper about the importance of science communication and storytelling. Stephanie discusses her work on science communication and transitioning to her next chapter.     

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