Turquoise water Arabian Sea diving spot

Sea Around Us research included in ‘definitive volume on large marine ecosystems’

Turquoise water Arabian Sea diving spot
Arabian Sea. Photo by Naveen Gollapalli, Wikimedia Commons.

Research produced by current and past members of the Sea Around Us has been included in what is being described as “a definitive volume on large marine ecosystems.”

The book, titled Ocean sustainability: Assessing and managing the world’s large marine ecosystems, presents best assessment and management practices based on examples from 37 years of published peer-reviewed papers on large marine ecosystems or LMEs.

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Jeffrey Hutchings

Jeffrey Hutchings. Photo by Alexfern, Wikimedia Commons.

By Daniel Pauly.

Jeffrey Hutchings, a friend, colleague and mentor to many at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, passed away in late January 2022 at 63 years of age. His eulogy in the Globe and Mail emphasized that he “firmly believed in the value of ensuring that public-policy decisions are guided by unbiased research.”[1]

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Dirk Zeller named Australia’s Top Researcher in his field for 2021

Dirk Zeller named Australia’s Top Researcher in his field for 2021

Dirk Zeller talks about conservation vs. blue economic growth in Western Australia

Dirk Zeller at the the State of the Blue Economy Forum.

Dirk Zeller, Director of the Sea Around Us – Indian Ocean and Professor of Marine Conservation in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Western Australia has been named Australia’s Top Researcher in the field of Marine Sciences and Fisheries (Life Sciences category) by The Australian’s 2021 Research Magazine.

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