Progress towards ecosystem-based management

Read on to learn about the progress of marine ecosystem-based management, in light of a recent publication in Ocean Sustainability that Heather contributed to.  The team shared their findings in an article published in the academic journal Ocean Sustainability, published by Nature.

“Even in the face of the challenges to coastal communities and ecosystems created by the climate and biodiversity crises, I am hopeful,” said Heather Leslie, a faculty member with UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences and Darling Marine Center. “We have made tremendous progress in understanding marine ecosystems in recent decades, and that knowledge is helping to support implementation of marine ecosystem-based management throughout the world’s oceans.”

Transformation of ocean management is underway, study finds