Goliath Grouper, and stakeholder perceptions: my response to the Outdoor Hub Piece on reopening the Florida Goliath stock

There are many problems with the recent article entitled “Florida Anglers Call for Goliath Grouper Harvest” on Outdoorhub.com. I want to address some of them as a graduate student of ecosystems science, politics, and policy primarily of the marine and coastal environment. Stakeholders and agreement around the reopening of the stock: The article starts out byContinue reading “Goliath Grouper, and stakeholder perceptions: my response to the Outdoor Hub Piece on reopening the Florida Goliath stock”

MIT write-ups on our Department of State Fish Data contest entry CaptuRED

Last week, Iain Dunning and I created a tool for SE Asian communities to better manage their mangroves, fisheries, and costal ecosystems. Iain did the coding, and I the data compilation and conceptual framework. Here is my department at MIT’s write up on the project: Science Impact Collaborative news: Link MIT EPP DUSP Home: LinkContinue reading “MIT write-ups on our Department of State Fish Data contest entry CaptuRED”

Finalist in the State Department #OurOceans2014 Conference Fish Hackathon

Here is the link to our site: link Here is the link to a video about our tool: link Here is the actual State Department #OurOceans2014 presentation, we go on at (~3:53) link    

Statistics for fisheries regulations

I wanted to post the question I wrote for the 2014 midterm in quantitative reasoning at MIT. The answers are italicized. It’s a good example of using quantitative reasoning for fisheries regulations planning. Question 4. It’s lobster season in Fiji. Villagers are allowed to take lobsters from a protected area for a two-week season everyContinue reading “Statistics for fisheries regulations”