Bridging policy and science to

solve the major challenges facing the ocean

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Ocean Issues We Address

The Center organizes its work along Focal Areas of study: Climate Change, Ecosystem Health and Land-Sea Interactions.

How We
Work

As an epicenter of thought between science and policy, the Center aims to empower informed decision-making.

Developing Leaders

We strive to enhance leadership skills in existing ocean leaders and the next generation of blue planet pioneers.

What's New?

There's a tremendous amount going on at the Center.  Check out what's new.

NOAA Ocean Expedition Takes eDNA to the Deep Sea
Featured Publication: Small-Scale Fisheries Management in the Monterey Bay
Indonesia’s Fisheries Minister leads the way to Ocean Sustainability
A Sea Change for Ocean Resource Management
Becca Martone, ecosystem health program lead at the Center, sailed aboard a NOAA vessel this last week to the Davidson Seamount, a deep, underwater volcano in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
A paper out this week in the journal PLoS ONE highlights the research of the Center's interdisciplinary working group exploring social ecological resilience and small-scale fisheries.  
The Center for Ocean Solutions hosted an event this week as part of Susi Pudjiastuti's Ministerial visit to the U.S., which was coordinated by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Ocean ecosystems around the world are threatened by overfishing, extensive shipping routes, energy exploration, pollution and other consequences of ocean-based industry.  

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