CMBC Brown Bags

All Brown Bags are held in 4500 Hubbs Hall from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
They are open to the public.

November 28, 2017
Speaker:  Sara McDonald
CMBC Visiting Scholar, Senior Fisheries Scientist, Seafood Watch, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Title:  Sustainable Seafood, Bycatch and Human Rights

December 5, 2017
Speaker:  Kathryn Lang Turner
San Diego City Attorney – Environmental Protection Unit

December 12, 2017
Speaker:  Tom Grimm
Carlsbad Aquafarms, Inc.


Ocean Scientist for Informed Policy

UC Revelle Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP 23) are now gathering in Germany.

CMBC Scientists have begun posting on the Ocean Scientists for Informed Policy (OSIP) website.  OSIP,  established and funded by CMBC in  2013 for COP 19, is led by graduate students at the who want to see good science used to make well-informed policy decisions that affect the oceans. Please be sure to check in daily for updates from the CMBC team:

Ocean commitments under the Paris Agreement

Large countries, including the U.S., do not include oceans in their plans.

A new study led by CMBC Researchers evaluates the extent to which parties to the historic Paris Agreement on climate have considered the oceans in their plans to address climate change.The study shows that while many countries include the oceans, a striking number do not.
Read more

Blog by Dr. David Victor includes a link to the paper in Nature Climate Change
Blog at Brookings

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