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Seminar: Capturing marine biodiversity: New tools and a glimpse of the future

October 16, 2018 11:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As human pressures on natural systems escalate, understanding and predicting the distribution biodiversity, now and into the future, has become increasingly important for managing marine systems. Biological data are usually sparse and patchy, yet managers need comprehensive information at broad spatial scales to make important decisions such as prioritising areas for conservation (e.g. Marine Protected Areas), managing the impacts of activities such as fishing and deep-sea mining, and developing response plans to climate change. Our three speakers will discuss the... View Article