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  • The State of FIPs in 2020: Findings from the Global Landscape Review
  • Over the past 15 years, fishery improvement projects (FIPs) have become the most widespread approach for using the leverage of the seafood industry to support fisheries on a path toward sustainability.

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  • New Study Finds Ocean is an Economic Force in Need of More Protection
  • A multi-country public opinion survey indicates widespread public recognition of threats to the ocean and support for protective measures. This post previews the study’s key findings and provides access to the global and country-level reports for readers to learn more.

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  • The Ocean Is a Source of Solutions: An Interview with Dr. Jane Lubchenco
  • Dr. Lubchenco discusses where she sees solutions already underway in driving transformative change for the ocean and why she is hopeful that ocean-based climate solutions will continue to gain traction in policy dialogues.

  • The Ocean’s Role in Solving the Climate Crisis
  • Mark Michelin, Director at CEA Consulting, contributed analysis to the recent High Level Panel report. He reviews this analysis to unpack how ocean-based measures could provide up to 21% of emissions reductions required by 2050 to limit warming to 1.5°C.

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  • Q&A with Dr. Jean-Pierre Gattuso on the Ocean-Climate Nexus
  • Dr. Jean-Pierre Gattuso shares findings from the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere, of which he served as coordinating lead author. He shares how he hopes the policy community will act upon the report’s findings and dives into what he sees as the most promising ocean-based mitigation measures.

  • Unpacking the IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere
  • We analyze the most recent IPCC report which outlines how climate change is affecting the global ocean and the Earth’s ice, and associated implications for marine ecosystems and human communities.

  • Actionable Insights from Meg Caldwell
  • This perspective piece was provided by Meg Caldwell, Deputy Director of Oceans at the Packard Foundation, upon the web-based launch of Our Shared Seas in April 2019.