Scientific Research in the Sanctuary
A new ONMS publication authored by CSUMB MSCI470 students, mentor Dr. James Lindholm, and MBNMS Research Coordinator Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere describes a meta-analysis on over 1,100 peer reviewed journal articles to discern the most commonly studied regions, habitats, and species within Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS), including selected studies conducted prior to sanctuary designation.
Positive Influence in STEM
IfAME's Dr. Corey Garza has been named one of INSIGHT Into Diversity's 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM for his role in engaging underrepresented student in their pursuit of ocean sciences. Read more about the program mission and awardees ... http://www.insightintodiversity.com/2017-inspiring-leaders-in-stem-award/
Fishing Gear Innovations
Years of collaborative research on trawl gear modifications has produced some phenomenal results that promise to benefit fish, fishermen, and vulnerable seafloor habitat. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) released an informative video exploring this unique partnership focused on novel strategies for improving fisheries management. More information on the EDF blog, EDFish.