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CCRN Researcher Merle Sowman attends the 2nd Scientific Steering Committee meeting of Future Earth Coasts (FEC) to develop and finalise the Science Plan and Implementation Strategy for the period 2016-2026. ...

An international research team, assisted by CCRN researcher and UVIC Professor Phil Dearden, recently placed the first ever satellite tracking tag on a tiger shark in one of the world’s most pristine reefs and is now tracking its movements in real time. ...

Due to climate change Lenox Island, which can be found north of Prince Edward Island, is shrinking. The Mi’kmaq, a First Nations people who have lived on the island for thousands of years, are working to adapt to the island’s changing conditions. ...

The focus was on how marine protected areas, fishing livelihoods and food security interact, and can be mutually supportive. The research concluded that when fishers and communities are empowered and involved, MPAs can more effectively produce biodiversity and human outcomes....