Waves Newsletter
July, 2015

The CBE partners with  
The Nature Conservancy on  
Economics of
Coastal Climate Change  
The Center for the Blue Economy (CBE) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have entered into an exciting partnership this summer.  The two organizations will work together to improve the understanding of the economic costs and benefits of coastal management related to sea level rise and climate change adaptation. 

The Korea Maritime Institute
Donates in Support of the
CBE Symposium

The Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) has donated $10,000 toward sponsorship of "Oceans in International Income Accounts," an invitation-only symposium hosted by the Center for the Blue Economy this October. The goal of the symposium is to build international consensus and create a uniform and standardized set of measurements for the ocean and coastal economies around the world.

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The CBE Applauds Dr. Elizabeth Madin
On July 9th the CBE team welcomed Dr. Elizabeth Madin, a postdoctoral fellow funded jointly by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Australian Research Council (ARC) based in Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Madin's research could potentially change the face of coral reef surveys, creating a larger swath of information at a fraction of the cost. 

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News & Events

Dr. Charles Colgan presents at "Fostering Climate Resilient Coastal Communities," hosted by UC Irvine
Students Changing the World  

The 2015 CBE Summer Fellows have been blogging about their work, which ranges from sustainability at Maersk Drilling in Denmark, to working on locally managed marine areas with communities  in Micronesia.

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The CBE Applauds

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) has created a video game that teaches the economic and environmental tradeoffs of land-use investments. 

CBE 101
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