A special issue of the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences featuring the proceedings of the US-Canada Science Symposium: The American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem is available at http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/toc/cjfas/current.
The symposium was held November 27-30, 2012 in Portland, Maine, and was co-chaired by Dr. Rick Wahle of UMaine’s School of Marine Sciences/Darling Marine Center, Dr. Andrea Battison of the University of Prince Edward Island, and Paul Anderson of Maine Sea Grant.
Dr. Bob Steneck set sail in early October, bound for the Caribbean Sea where he will study the the resilience of coral reefs along the Antillean archipelago. With funding from the National Geographic Society, Bob and his colleagues want to determine if effective fisheries management can substantially improve conditions of coral reefs despite on going climate and atmospheric stresses. Follow his travels and his reserach at http://bobsteneck.blogspot.com
Dr. Rachel Lasley-Rasher can be heard on "Living on Earth" discussing the challenges of finding a date when your a tiny copepod in a big ocean. Listen now: http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=13-P13-00042&segmentID=4