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Effect of aquaculture on world fish supplies
Global production of farmed fish and shellfish has more than doubled in the past 15 years. Many people believe that such growth relieves pressure on ocean fisheries, but the opposite is true for someExpand
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Complexity of Coupled Human and Natural Systems
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Integrated studies of coupled human and natural systems reveal new and complex patterns and processes not evident when studied by social or natural scientists separately. Expand
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Biological Effects Within No-Take Marine Reserves: A global Synthesis
The study and implementation of no-take marine reserves have increased rapidly over the past decade, providing ample data on the biological effects of reserve protection for a wide range ofExpand
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Emergence of Anoxia in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem
Eastern boundary current systems are among the world's most productive large marine ecosystems. Because upwelling currents transport nutrient-rich but oxygen-depleted water onto shallow seas, largeExpand
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APPLICATION OF ECOLOGICAL CRITERIA IN SELECTING MARINE RESERVES AND DEVELOPING RESERVE NETWORKS
Marine reserves are being established worldwide in response to a growing recognition of the conservation crisis that is building in the oceans. However, designation of reserves has been largelyExpand
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ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: Benefits Supplied to Human Societies by Natural Ecosystems
Human societies derive many essential goods from natural ecosystems, including seafood, game animals, fodder, fuelwood, timber, and pharmaceutical products. These goods represent important andExpand
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PLUGGING A HOLE IN THE OCEAN: THE EMERGING SCIENCE OF MARINE RESERVES1
2Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-2914 USA 3Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USAExpand
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Systems integration for global sustainability
Seeking systems-based solutions Without sustainable solutions, the world's most pressing environmental concerns will continue to persist or worsen. Achieving the goal of sustainability involves soExpand
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Delayed upwelling alters nearshore coastal ocean ecosystems in the northern California current
Wind-driven coastal ocean upwelling supplies nutrients to the euphotic zone near the coast. Nutrients fuel the growth of phytoplankton, the base of a very productive coastal marine ecosystem [PaulyExpand
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The Sustainable Biosphere Initiative: An Ecological Research Agenda: A Report from the Ecological Society of America
In this document, the Ecological Society of America proposes the Sustainable Biosphere Initiative (SBI), an initiative that focuses on the necessary role of ecological science in the wise managementExpand
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