Sharks have graced the world’s oceans for some 450 million years, a span measured in geological time but difficult to grasp in terms of a fleeting human lifespan by comparison. How then have we forced this juggernaut of extinction on sharks? Guest blogger and SCB member Joseph Cavanaugh examines the issue.
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As researchers (in science and the social sciences), managers, policy makers and teachers, we each need to find a way to contribute to adaptation and amelioration of the effects of climate change.
The Social Science Working Group (SSWG) recently held elections for five board seats: representatives of psychology, geography, and anthropology; and two at-large positions.
Following a busy election season, SCB is pleased to welcome new leaders to four Sections plus the Freshwater Working Group.