The Center For Ocean Solutions Research
August 2017

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Check out our Summer 2017 E-Newsletter for updates on our work and what our team is doing. If you are interested, please subscribe to our quarterly E-Newsletter to keep up on new research and ocean related events. 
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July 11, 2017

The Public Trust Doctrine: A Guiding Principle for Governing California's Coast Under Climate Change

California’s coastal bluffs may recede by as much 100 feet and extreme floods will become ever more common, according to recent studies. Communities are beginning to feel the pinch and coastal land managers are brainstorming how to address these extreme events and effects of California's dynamic coastline and sea level rise. To inform these efforts, a working group of coastal land use and public trust experts, convened by Stanford University’s Center for Ocean Solutions, has published a "Consensus Statement on the Public Trust Doctrine, Sea Level Rise, and Coastal Land Use in California."

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June 26, 2017

Of Blues Riffs and Blue Reefs

Marine biology and music encounter the legacy of atomic bombs at Bikini Atoll

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June 15, 2017

Q&A with Fiorenza Micheli: Monitoring human rights in the seafood sector

A group of scientists, including Stanford professor Fiorrenza Micheli, has urged marine scientists to focus attention on human rights violations and other social issues in the seafood sector, in addition to advocating for sustainable practices.

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June 15, 2017

DNA left by ocean animals provides rare glimpse of marine ecosystems, Stanford researchers say

As ocean animals swim past, they leave behind DNA in shed cells, tissues, scales and feces. Now, scientists have shown these genetic clues can be used as forensic markers to accurately and easily survey marine life in complex deep-water environments.

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