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Marine Science, Law and Policy - SIO 209 Global Issues in Sea Turtle Conservation and Potential Policy Solutions Spring Quarter 2004 – 3 units 1:30 – 4:30pm Wednesday T-29 (Martin Johnson House) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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Global Issues in Sea Turtle Conservation and Potential Policy Solutions
Spring Quarter 2004 – 3 units
1:30 – 4:30pm Wednesday
T-29 (Martin Johnson House) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
This 3-unit seminar course will investigate global issues in sea turtle conservation and potential policy solutions. The approach will be interdisciplinary, fast-paced and discussion oriented. Students will become acquainted with sufficient background in sea turtle biology, ecology, marine and conservation economics, and international law and policy as preparation for participation in discussions on real-world issues in sea turtle conservation. An active group of professors and visiting scientists from government, non-governmental agencies, academia and industry will provide ample opportunities for students to interact with professionals engaged in the real-life challenges, successes and failures of sea turtle conservation. Extensive reading list; field trip/s; course will culminate in public review of pending management plans.
Photos: Peter Dutton and Joanna Alfar
Peter Dutton1, Leader, Sea Turtle Research Program
Heidi Gjertsen1, post doc, economics of sea turtle conservation
Ted Groves2, economic theory and environmental agreements
Brian Hallman3, international environmental policy
Jeremy Jackson4, human impacts on marine systems
Loren McClenachan4, TA, historic decline of sea turtle populations
Sarah Mesnick1,4, course organizer, marine biodiversity
Marah Newman4, TA, historic declines of sea turtle populations
Dale Squires1,2,5, Leader, Fisheries Economics Group
1Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries; 2UCSD Department of Economics; 3Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission; 4Scripps Institution of Oceanography; 5UCSD International Relations/Pacific Studies
For more information: http://cmbc.ucsd.edu/opportunities/sio.cfm