Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

Month: May 2020

The 2020 Ocean Award Winner of Innovation goes to MiCO!

This year MiCO was recognized for their efforts to bridge the gap between science and policy. The Innovation Award recognizes the individual or group that has introduced innovative technologies and practices that help aid ocean conservation. Now in its fifth year, hosted by BOAT International and held in partnership with Blue Marine Foundation (one of the …

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Present and future of Regional Environmental Management Plan for Seabed Mining in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

By Elisabetta Menini, PhD Student in Marine Science and Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. The world has been talking about deep seabed mining since the 1970’s when the process to establish the United Nation Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) began. Currently, it is one of the strongest international legislative …

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