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We strive to do science relevant to national and international policy.  We also work hard to place this information into the policy dialogue in high profile places like Science, at the right time to maximize the impact of the arguments.  Some examples include:

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Maxwell, S.M., M.G. Conners, K. Gjerde, and L.B. Crowder, 2020. Mobile protected areas for biodiversity on the High Seas. Science 367:252-254.

Kittinger, J.N., L.C.L. Teh, E.H. Allison, N.J. Bennett, L.B. CrowderE.M. Finkbeiner, C. Hicks, C.G. Scarton, K. Nakamura, Y. Ota, J. Young, A. Alifano, A. Apel, A. Arbib, L. Bishop, M. Boyle, A.M. Cisneros-Montemayor, P. Hunter, E. Le Cornu, M. Levine, R.S. Jones, J.Z. Koehn, M. Marschke, J.G. Mason, F. Micheli, L. McClenachan, C. Opal, J. Peacey, S.H. Peckham, E. Schemmel, V. Solis-Rivera, W. Swartz, and T.A. Wilhelm. 2017. Committing to socially responsible seafood. Science 356: 912-913.

Brooks, C.M.L.B. Crowder, L.M. Curran, R.B. Dunbar, D.G. Ainley, K.J. Dodds, K.M. Gjerde, and U.R. Sumaila. 2016. Science-based management in decline in the Southern Ocean. Science 354:185-187.

Wedding, L.M., S.M. Reiter, C.R. Smith, K.M. Gjerde, J.N. Kittinger, A.M. Friedlander, S.D. Gaines, M.R. Clarke, A.M. Thurnherr, S.M. Hardy, and L.B. Crowder. 2015. Managing mining of the deep seabed. Science 349:144-145.

Kelly, R.P., J.A. Port, K.M. Yamahara, R.G. Martone, N. Lowell, P.F. Thomsen, M.E. Mach, M. Bennett, E. Prahler, M.R. Caldwell and L.B. Crowder. 2014. Harnessing DNA to improve environmental management. Science 344:1455-56.

Bjorndal, K.A., B.W. Bowen, M. Chaloupka, L.B Crowder, S.S. Heppell, C.M. Jones, M.E. Lutcavage, D. Policansky, A.R. Solow, and B.E. Witherington. 2011. Better science needed for restoration in the Gulf of Mexico. Science 331:537-38.

Smith, M.D., C.A. Roheim,  L.B. Crowder, B.S. Halpern,  M. Turnipseed,  J.L. Anderson, F. Asche, L. Bourillón, A.G. Guttormsen, A. Khan, L.A. Liguori, A. McNevin, M.I O’Connor, D. Squires, P. Tyedmers, C. Brownstein, K. Carden, D.H. Klinger, R. Sagarin, and K.A. Selkoe. 2010. Sustainability and global seafood. Science 327:784-786.

Turnipseed, M., L.B. Crowder, R.D. Sagarin, and S.E. Roady. 2009. Legal bedrock for rebuilding America’s ocean ecosystems. Science 324:183-184.

Crowder, L.B., G. Osherenko, O.R. Young, S. Airamé, E.A. Norse, N. Baron, J.C. Day, F. Douvere, C.N. Ehler, B.S. Halpern, S.J. Langdon, K.L. McLeod, J.C. Ogden, R.E. Peach, A.A. Rosenberg, and J.A. Wilson. 2006. Resolving mismatches in U.S. ocean governance. Science 313:617-618.