Press Releases & News Coverage
UC Berkeley press release about Siegel et al. (2019) Sovereign states in the Caribbean have lower social-ecological vulnerabilty to coral bleaching than overseas territories. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2365: How coral bleaching threatens Caribbean communities.
Coverage of Thomas et al. (2019) The ecological and economic potential for offshore mariculture in the Caribbean. Nature Sustainability. 2: 62-70
UCSB press release, Fish Farmers of the Caribbean.
FSU’s College of Social Sciences and Public Policy news post, Researchers see wealth of potential for aquaculture in the Caribbean.
Coverage of Lester et. al. (2018) Marine spatial planning makes room for offshore aquaculture in crowded coastal waters. Nature Communications. 9: 945:
Oceans Deeply, Report: Offshore fish farms could thrive in California.
Sarah's post on FSU's College of Social Sciences and Public Policy blog, Sustainable ocean development: It's all about location, location, location.
Sarah's related opinion piece in PNAS, Offshore aquaculture in the United States: Untapped potential in need of smart policy.
The Lester Lab in collaboration with the Rassweiler Lab (Biological Sciences, FSU) is pleased to announce funding from the National Academy of Sciences Gulf Research Program to develop an integrated monitoring and assessment framework for evaluating the recovery of important ecosystem services in Florida's seagrass ecosystems following restoration. See coverage from FSU's College of Social Sciences & Public Policy and the NASEM Gulf Research Program press release for more details.
FSU press release about Gill et. al. (2017) Capacity shortfalls hinder the performance of marine protected areas globally. Nature. 543: 665-669: Inadequate resources diminish benefits of marine protected areas