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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

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.

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Managing Reefs to Benefit Coastal Communities
Center hosts international delegation from Qingdao, China
Cumulative Effects in Marine Ecosystems: State of the Science
Workshop Highlights Management of Coastal Hypoxia and Acidification
Coral reefs aren’t just beautiful places for snorkelers to explore.  They provide diverse benefits to many communities, from food and income to cultural meaning.  
On November 20th, Center staff presented on their scientific and legal research to a delgation of international professionals from Qingdao, China
The coastal ocean borders a dynamic interface between coastal communities and the marine environment.
This report summarizes the proceedings of a workshop the Center for Ocean Solutions co-sponsored with the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) and the Ocean Science Trust (OST) last year.

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