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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June 6, 2018

New Paper: Safe Harbors: The case for marine monuments and sanctuaries

A policy article published Wednesday in Frontiers in Marine Science, Safe Harbors: The case for marine monuments and sanctuaries, outlines the ecological and economic benefits that support the creation and care of marine sanctuaries and monuments.

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June 1, 2018

Studying aquatic ecosystems at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station

Sophomore biology major and Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Communications Intern Laura Anderson discusses researching aquatic life at the Hopkins Marine Station, and what it’s like to have the ocean as her classroom.

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May 30, 2018

Stanford scientists develop tool to improve fishing efficiency and sustainability

New software targets the most abundant fishing grounds and reduces catch of unwanted or protected species using satellite data, maps and observations.

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May 28, 2018

Transport Between Palau and the Eastern Coral Triangle: Larval Connectivity or Near Misses

How can ocean connectivity impact coral reef conservation? Work by Stanford scientists and others finds local flow could change larval transport to coral reefs in the Phillippine Sea.

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