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Sean Wils: Sustainable Shipping

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)San Francisco, CAJune 3 – July 26, 2019 Sean will be engaging stakeholders, sustainability experts, and corporation representatives to identify how to create and prioritize solutions to international maritime shipping decarbonization, ocean pollution, and ocean noise. About BSR:  BSR believes that a just and sustainable world will result when the unique […]

Fiona Zhou: EDF China Oceans Program

Environmental Defense FundBoston, MAMay 27-August 20, 2019 This fellowship supports the EDF China Oceans Program in its work to advance sustainable fisheries management in China. Fiona will address two conservation priorities: (1) Building on existing research on fishery-climate linkages, assess the climate change vulnerability (i.e., exposure and adaptive capacity) of major marine fish populations from […]

Kimberly Aiken: Arctic Research in Germany

Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) German Arctic officePotsdam, Germany22 July – 20 September, 2019 Kimberly will collect information about international laws and agreements applicable for the Arctic and summarize them in a fact sheet. If possible, she will use graphical tools (e.g. ArcGIS) to illustrate the factsheet. Besides this main task, she will help with the […]

Welcome 2019 CBE Fellows!

Each year as the summer begins, we get the pleasure of telling the stories of our Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellows and Honorary Fellows.   These are students who are tackling real-world projects that positively impact our oceans and coasts.  Readers can get a sense of where they are off to and what they […]

Event Recap: XR Expo

“XR Studio Mission: Students, faculty and staff in this studio work collaboratively on components of virtual spaces, immersive, interactive, multimedia experiences. Intra-media explorations pull apart the components, examine how they [ … ]

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