Waves Newsletter
September/October 2015



The Center for the Blue Economy welcomes
Dr. Brendan Kelly

as CBE Senior Fellow  
The Center for the Blue Economy welcomes Dr. Brendan P. Kelly in his new and dual roles of CBE Senior Fellow and Executive Director of SEARCH: the Study of Environmental Arctic Change.  Although Dr. Kelly is employed by the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, pursuing duties as both SEARCH Executive Director and adviser to the Center for Arctic Policy Studies, he will have a "home base" and added title of CBE Senior Fellow, an arrangement that offers collaborative benefits between the two institutions.   
  
The Center for the Blue Economy invites
the community to enjoy 
An Evening with Sylvia Earle 

featuring a screening of Mission Blue 
Wednesday, October 21st
6:30-8:30 PM  
The Center for the Blue Economy is honored to have Dr. Sylvia Earle as a member of our Advisory Council, and to host this special evening screening her recent documentary:  Mission Blue.    The film will be followed by a Q&A session with Dr. Earle.  The event is free, but registration is required, and seats are running out.  Don't miss this incredible evening!

Building International Consensus
for the Value of the Oceans
 
The Oceans in National Income Accounts Symposium  
The Center for the Blue Economy is gearing up to host the, "Oceans in National Income Accounts Symposium," to be held October 25-29, 2015 at the Asilomar Conference grounds. 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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News & Events
Dr. Jason Scorse and Dr. Judy Kildow write op-ed "In Defense of Local Marine Sanctuary Study"
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The CBE Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Speaker Series is in full swing.  See our lineup.          
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Dr. Charles Colgan presents on CBE sea level rise economic vulnerability index research in Portland. 
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Students Changing the World  
Angelina Skowronski, an MBA/IEP student, spent her summer interviewing aquaculture farmers, processors, and the community in Madagascar.  She writes a unique blog giving voice to their experiences. 
Alumni Making Waves
Alan Lovewell, class of 2010, wins a $100,000 grant from Chase Bank for his innovate company, Real Good Fish.

Alyssum Pohl, class of 2012, paddles 2,400 miles documenting Mississippi river water quality.
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Jordan Sanchez, class of 2015, lands great job with California Coastal Commission
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Mohammad Towheedul Islam, class of 2012, receives prestigious Australian Government Endeavor Scholarship and begins PhD program
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The CBE Applauds

The Student Oceanography Club (SOC) is a Monterey Bay Aquarium program for middle school students interested in learning about marine science and ocean conservation and who would like to make a difference in their local communities.
CBE 101
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