Tag Archives: B.S. Halpern

Mapping Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Ecosystems

Mapping Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Ecosystems Summary: Given the diversity of human uses and natural resources that converge in coastal waters, the potential independent and cumulative impacts of those uses on marine ecosystems are important to consider during ocean planning. This study was designed to support the development and implementation of the…… Authors: Kappel,

Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance

Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance Summary: That the oceans are in serious trouble is no longer news. Fisheries are declining, formerly abundant species are now rare, food webs are altered, and coastal ecosystems are polluted and degraded. Invasive species and diseases are proliferating and the oceans are warming. Authors: Crowder, L. B., Osherenko, G., Young, O.R.,