ocean zoning

How to Use the Ocean Without Using it Up

This TED talk was developed while I was in residence at TED headquarters in New York City. Watch it here, and the transcript and slides are is below. _______________ When I was five, my parents took me from Brooklyn, NY to ...

Protecting Fisheries on a Budget: Low-tech Solutions in Barbuda

Co-authored by Shah Selbe Ayana: Over the past year I’ve spent a lot of time speaking with Caribbean governments and stakeholders about potential ways to restore and sustainably manage their oceans. I speak about how marine reserves increase the ...

Assessing Barbuda’s Ecosystems – What’s Under the Water?

Before making changes to ocean management, it helps to know something about the status of living creatures and ecosystems you’re trying to use sustainably. So, nine marine biologists* (plus me makes ten) descended on Barbuda in May to conduct ...