Working Groups (green) are scientific working sessions. The NCEAS Roundtables (blue) are informal research discussion open to the public.
Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made, 2017, Roland Geyer, Jenna R. Jambeck, Kara Lavender Law, Science Advances
Defining ecological drought for the 21st century, 2017, Shelley D. Crausbay, Aaron R. Ramirez, Shawn L. Carter, Molly S. Cross, Kimberly R. Hall, Deborah J. Bathke, Julio L. Betancourt, Steve Colt, Amanda E. Cravens, Melinda S. Dalton, Jason B. Dunham, Lauren E. Hay, Michael J. Hayes, Jamie McEvoy, Chad A. McNutt, Max A. Moritz, Keith H. Nislow, Nejem Raheem, and Todd Sanford, American Meteorological Society
Defining ecosystem thresholds for human activities and environmental pressures in the California Current, 2017, Jameal F. Samhouri, Kelly S. Andrews, Gavin Fay, Chris J. Harvey, Elliott L. Hazen, Shannon M. Hennessey, Kirstin Holsman, Mary E. Hunsicker, Scott I. Large, Kristin N. Marshall, Adrian C. Stier, Jamie C. Tam, Stephani G. Zador, Ecosphere
Drivers and implications of change in global ocean health over the past five years, 2017, Benjamin S. Halpern , Melanie Frazier, Jamie Afflerbach, Casey O’Hara, Steven Katona, Julia S. Stewart Lowndes, Ning Jiang, Erich Pacheco, Courtney Scarborough, Johanna Polsenberg, PLOS ONE
James Watson, Co-author of the article Shortfalls in the global protected area network at representing marine biodiversity, recently published in Scientific Reports, discusses the importance of the placement of protected areas to ensure effective protection.
Tom Ashbrook speaks with Ben Halpern—NCEAS center associate and marine biologist at the Marine Science Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbra—on NPR's On Point about the cod fishery collapse in the Gulf of Maine, climate change, and the global redistribution of marine biodiversity.
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Plastic trash could top 13 billion tons by 2050. And recycling doesn't help much Los Angeles Times | July 21, 2017
Humankind has created 9 billion tons of plastic - enough to cover Argentina Forbes | July 20, 2017
There's literally a ton of plastic garbage for every person on Earth The Washington Post | July 19, 2017
Earth is becoming 'Planet Plastic' BBC | July 19, 2017
The immense, eternal footprint humanity leaves on Earth: Plastics The New York Times | July 19, 2017
Ocean vitals are stable, but bill of health isn't clean Ocean News & Technology | July 12, 2017
Crunch time: What big data reveals about ocean health News Deeply | July 6, 2017
A steady pulse The Current | July 5, 2017
Data crunchers work to build comprehensive Alaska salmon database KBBI | May 31, 2017