Marine ecosystems provide recreational boating and fishing opportunities that have economic value to people. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Accurately Accounting for the Economic Value of Marine Ecosystems

1/13/2023 - By Reliable estimates of the monetary value of benefits provided by marine ecosystems is key to balancing tradeoffs among ecological, social, and economic priorities. [caption id="attachment_44445" align="alignnone" width="617"] Marine Ecosystem Service, Ecosystem services are the many benefits that ecosystems provide to humans.[/caption] Marine ecosystems provide myriad benefits to humans—from… SEE MORE
Derek Keats from Johannesburg, South Africa, CC BY 2.0 ,basketstarimage via Wikimedia Commons

Predicting Winners and Losers in a Warming Arctic

12/20/2022 - By Habitat for key prey species may shrink dramatically if climate change continues on its current trajectory, new research shows. [caption id="attachment_44256" align="alignnone" width="553"] NOAA FIsheries, A basket star on the Alaska seafloor. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.[/caption] By the end of this century, Arctic ocean bottom temperatures may be too… SEE MORE