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Coral reefs are one of the most iconic ecosystems on the planet, yet are under severe stress from a variety of threats. Billions of people depend on these reefs worldwide for their food, livelihoods, and culture and in turn societies shape reef environments. It is therefore imperative that we better understand reef processes and equitable governance of coral reefs to ensure the long term future of reef dependent societies and ecosystems. Our group unites disciplines across the natural and social sciences to deliver new insights and potential solutions for this rapidly changing socio-ecological system.
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Struggling seabirds thrown a lifeline by new commercial fishing ban in the North Sea – but it may not be enough

Struggling seabirds thrown a lifeline by new commercial fishing ban in the North Sea – but it may not be enough

From The Conversation, 13 February 2024 by Ruth Dunn The significance of sandeels These small, silver, schooling fish pack a large nutritional punch. They feed on...

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How trophy fishing can have a sustainable future

How trophy fishing can have a sustainable future

From The Conversation, 2 February 2024 by James Boon and Bryce Stewart What’s the catch? In a new paper, we analysed 80 years of trophy fishing world records, using...

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The sounds of coral reefs

BBC Radio 4: The Life Scientific, Interview with Dr Tim Lamont, 4th October 2022

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