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.Read more »
Ocean Nexus Center director Yoshi Ota joined an esteemed panel to discuss “How to do science to it influences marine policy and management.” The panel was moderated by Jon Fisher at Pew Trust Environment.Read more »
To better ensure that science contributes to international development goals and benefits the lives of ocean-dependent people, we all need a model that first understands the needs of ocean-dependent communities, then implements and assesses a range of possible solutions with the communities in question.Read more »
A new paper by Ocean Nexus research director Edward Allison was published in Nature. Read the full article here.Read more »
This second edition of “Adapting research methodologies in the COVID-19 pandemic” includes new insights from interviews with researchers who have had to change their methods – includes discussion of ethics implications when using enumerators, and the potential for decolonizing research.Read more »
Ocean Nexus is proud to welcome five undergraduate student fellows and one graduate student fellow in Indigenous Ocean Ecologies, a new program created in partnership with the UW Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (CAIIS) and Department of American Indian Studies.Read more »
Today the University of Washington announced that more than 50 UW researchers were featured on the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list, as reported by the Institute for Scientific Information at Clarivate. We’re proud to share that three researchers on the list have affiliations with EarthLab, including Edward H. Allison from the Ocean Nexus Center.Read more »
How social science is continuing to change and improve marine ecosystem conservation and management: Part I
Yoshitaka Ota and Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor: Without new scholarship on ocean governance and equity, we risk a future that further separates the haves and have-notsRead more »
Ocean Nexus Center Postdoctoral Fellow Kirk Sato wrote this opinion piece for Tide Bites at the Friday Harbor Labs. It was reprinted in the San Juan Islander.
The ocean speaks a language that is understood globally.
This article was originally published in the Memorial University Gazette
From our economy to our culture and health, our interactions with the ocean are a part of our daily lives in Newfoundland and Labrador.