Around 77 researchers came together in Wellington for our inaugural conference. They were joined for a special session, opened by Hon Paul Goldsmith, by 76 Māori and Stakeholders who have engaged with Sustainable Seas.
Tasman Bay/Te Tai-o-Aorere and Golden Bay/Mohua are our ‘case study area’, where we are testing the tools and knowledge for ecosystem-based management (EBM) that we are generating.
This video explains what we're about; how we are working with Māori, government, industry, NGOs and communities; and what we mean by ecosystem-based management (EBM).
We are delighted to announce that 6 projects have been funded in the second round of our Innovation Fund. Topics range from better detecting algal blooms, to tidal energy, to tackling public health issues with ‘bioactives’.
77 researchers came together in Wellington on 2–3 May for our first annual conference. They were joined for a special session, opened by Hon Paul Goldsmith, by 76 of the Māori and Stakeholders who have engaged with Sustainable Seas so far.
With around 150 researchers from 26 organisations working on 30 projects there is a lot going on. Our new Research Book gives a lay-friendly summary of each project.
What do hydrokinetic metal fatigue, farming sea cucumbers, the media’s role in the future of our seas, and blue whales have in common?
Kate Davies recently gave a plenary presentation about socio-cultural values and ecosystem services at an international workshop in Brussels.
The Sustainable Seas Challenge is offering a year-long masters scholarship for a talented psychology student.