Entries by igeller

Electronic monitoring in fisheries: Lessons from global experiences and future opportunities

By: Isabelle Geller, SRC intern Marine life and the resources the oceans provide are not infinitely abundant. To protect the seas’ limited resources, protection and monitoring are of the utmost importance. Prior to the 20th century, the impacts of large-scale fishing operations on the marine ecosystem were unknown and under-monitored. Today there is that technology […]

A spatiotemporal long-term assessment on the ecological response of reef communities in a Caribbean marine protected area

By: Megan Ando, SRC intern. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have played a large role in the maintenance and conservation of vital marine ecosystems and species, many of which are endangered due to anthropogenic and natural causes. They also provide an ideal setting in which to perform long-term monitoring studies in order to analyze trends in […]