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Lenfest Ocean Program
Funding policy-relevant marine research concerning the world’s oceans and communicating the results. Retweets and likes ≠ endorsement.
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 24
As drives fish to move, managers need to respond. A new project aims to address this challenge.
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Emily Knight May 24
The Gulf of St. Lawrence is new territory for right whales. is funding a project to figure out why:
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 23
is driving fish stocks away from traditional fishing grounds, creating allocation challenges for managers. Listen to our on the topic:
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OCTO May 23
Thank you to all who attended our webinar yesterday co-hosted with and presented by Beth Fulton () and Keith Sainsbury. A recording of the webinar is now archived at for your viewing pleasure.
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Emily Knight May 23
. is funding to research allocation strategies for shifting fish stocks. Watch the webinar, fill out the survey and inform the researchers.
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Thank you all for joining! A recording will be online within 24 hours:
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Would you like to participate or contact the working group? You can also learn more about the project here:
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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This project will run through 2020, here are the next steps!
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Some of the lessons learned throughout the course of this project:
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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What are some barriers to this project?
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Current progress in the case study regions. To stay up to date with the working group keep an eye out here and on our website. Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates:
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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An example of what they are doing and what the end result will look like. How does the indicator change through time, geography, etc?
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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After doing a deep dive into over 130 papers, the team discovered an incredible amount of indicators and organized them by topic areas. The orange indicate what was the most popular.
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Emily Knight May 22
To make indicators usable: 1. Synthesize existing work. 2. Choose case studies that represent different ecosystems & management contexts. 3. Collaborate to develop indicators to tailor them to local needs. 4. Align to develop ecosystem approaches.
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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So what have they come up with so far?
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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Drs. & Keith Sainsbury are ensuring the working group is made up of and work closely with managers, scientists, and policymakers.
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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There are four case study regions being used to check the tools and methods the working group comes up with. "We wanted to find something that was truely robust over all the different system types."
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Lenfest Ocean Program May 22
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The working group approach. See who is on it and learn more here:
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