Presentation: Dr. Rashid Sumaila speaking at Ocean Luminaries

Join the brightest minds in economics, art, conservation, and exploration for an evening of dynamic discussions and performances by Museum scientists, artists, oceanographers, and entrepreneurs to kick off the special exhibition Unseen Oceans. This lively event, held under the blue whale, illuminates the cutting-edge in marine research and inspires wonder about the world’s oceans. This […]

David VanderZwaag’s keynote address at IMBER IMBIZO 5 conference, October 2-5, 2017.

David is Professor of Law and holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Ocean Law and Governance at the Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He teaches international environmental law and is the past Co‐director of Dalhousie’s interdisciplinary Marine Affairs Program (1986‐1991). He serves as the Associate Director of the Marine & Environmental Law Institute. His research covers a wide range of topics in the field of international ocean law and governance including: aquaculture regulation; fisheries management; marine species at risk; maritime boundary delimitation; transboundary cooperation; Arctic law of the sea; Canada‐US ocean relations and principled oceans governance.

Ensuring Sustainable Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Forum

This forum is a discussion taking place during the preparatory process for The Ocean Conference in order to engage stakeholders in assessing the challenges and opportunities related to delivering on implementation of Targets 14.2 and 14.5 aiming to sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems, including strengthening their resilience, to achieve healthy and productive oceans. The discussion runs from 15 March – 5 April 2017.

Ian Mauro presenting in Morocco on Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change

University of Winnipeg award-winning academic filmmaker and Associate Professor (Geography) Dr. Ian Mauro is heading to Marrakesh, Morocco later this week to speak at an international conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change. The conference is hosted by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the French National Centre for Scientific Research in partnership with the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) and Tebtebba. It will bring together Indigenous peoples, scientists and policy-makers from around the world to engage in a dialogue about Indigenous knowledge and climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation.