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COMPASS is The Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea. COMPASS is a collaborative effort to advance marine conservation science and communicate scientific knowledge to policymakers, the public, and the media. Our mission is to accelerate the pace of solving important marine environmental problems.
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A landmark study on salmon, fisheries, and ecosystem science is the cover of today's issue of Nature. Titled, "Population diversity and the portfolio effect in an exploited species," this story from Bristol Bay, Alaska has broad implications for protecting and restoring fisheries in the US, Canada, and around the world. It underscores the impor ...…
A groundbreaking assessment of marine fisheries and ecosystems reveals that overfishing has been reduced in several regions around the world, resulting in some stock recovery. Importantly, the work bolsters the case that sound management can contribute to the rebuilding of fisheries elsewhere.For more information, please visit fmap.ca/rebuildin ...…
A study published in the September 19 issue of Science shows that an innovative yet contentious management strategy called “catch shares” can prevent and even reverse fisheries collapse. Listen to authors Christopher Costello and Steven Gaines explain why this is so important.