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Evolving the narrative for protecting a rapidly changing ocean, post‐COVID‐19

Ocean Nexus Center principal investigators Drs. Ota, Allison and Fabinyi have recently published commentary in Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. “Evolving the narrative for protecting a rapidly changing ocean, post‐COVID‐19,” outlines three risks associated with the well-intentioned idea of “one world” or “one ocean.” The article is reprinted below in its entirety. 

What is Ocean Nexus

Collaborative Solutions

We are training a transdisciplinary international network of researchers integrating human-centered tools, perspectives, evidence and narratives.

Designed for Action

Ocean Nexus has the broad global network and deep resource capacity to act with urgency.

UW + EarthLab

We are housed within EarthLab at the University of Washington, which supports an equity-centered approach to solving environmental problems within one of the greatest research universities in the world.

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