sustainability

Managing shorelines, coastal fisheries, and expectations

Steven Scyphers

Steven Scyphers, a post-doctoral researcher at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass. is researching how to better manage shorelines and coastal fisheries. He was a guest of #sciencechat on October 2, 2013.

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Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby talks sustainability at Northeastern University

Mark Mykleby

Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby titled his lecture, “Sustainability: A 21st Century American Grand Strategy.”

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences, Podcasts

Taking a Second Look at How Marine Reserves are Created

Tarik Gouhier

Overfishing has resulted in the serial depletion of fish stocks around the world and caused significant collateral damage to non-target species because of high levels of bycatch. This not only threatens natural marine ecosystems, but also jeopardizes the millions of people who depend on fish for their economic livelihood and dietary protein requirements.

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A sweet spot for coastal cities

Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference: Dr. Sylvia Earle

In 1967, the year Northeastern’s Marine Sci­ence Center was estab­lished, the world was a dif­ferent place.

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences