As cold winter weather approaches, millions of people look for remedies to avoid the flu. Yet influenza outbreaks equally affect those living in warm, tropical regions where the seasons are less pronounced and flu outbreaks are less regular. This discrepancy between the seasonality of flu outbreaks in tropical and temperate climates has made it challenging to study the environmental factors that... Read More
Ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) has not been widely adopted, despite its potential to increase the many benefits humans derive from the oceans. A new report from the Lenfest Fishery Ecosystem Task Force proposes to help remedy this with a blueprint for a “next generation” of Fishery Ecosystem Plans (FEPs), envisioned as a more action-oriented version of an existing... Read More
The premise of ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) is that fisheries should be managed as interconnected systems rather than stock by stock. Read More
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The Lenfest Ocean Program is a grantmaking program that funds scientific research on policy-relevant topics concerning the world’s oceans and communicates the results of the supported research to decision makers and other interested audiences.