New Paper: An Ocean Science-Policy Interface Standing the Test of Time

Since its establishment in 1969 by the United Nations, the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP) has been “providing authoritative, independent, interdisciplinary scientific advice to organisations and governments to support the protection and sustainable use of the marine environment.” GESAMP’s “first major task was to provide the main […]

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Discovery of the 1984 Canadian Society of Environmental Biology Report — Decision-Making: The Role of Environmental Information

Serendipitous discoveries often fuel breakthroughs or important insights in research in the natural, health, and social sciences. This is true in the field of “grey literature,” particularly its use and influence, which has been a running theme of the Environmental Information: Use and Influence (EIUI) research program since its inception. Excellent reports are produced but […]

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New Paper: The Global Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts: A Database Relevant to the Times

Biodiversity loss, unrestrained climate change, deteriorating ocean conditions, growing food insecurity, and human population explosion are all headline topics today. The recently concluded COP 27 meeting on climate change in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt and the COP 15 Montreal Summit on biodiversity, currently in progress, have focused global attention on serious environmental, social, and political issues […]

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