Research in the Baum Lab is motivated by a fundamental desire to understand how human activities are altering marine ecosystems, and what the consequences of these changes are both for nature and for society. Our current research centres around the following questions:
News - Winter 2016
So many great things happening in the lab this winter!
Maryann, Danielle, and Julia's new paper on Kiritimati 'Subsistence in isolation: fishing dependence and perceptions of change on Kiritimati, the world's largest atoll' is out. Watch Maryann's presentation of the paper, February
Yeay! CIEE is funding Josie and Julia's working group 'Diversity and structure of coastal eelgrass communities along environmental and human disturbance gradients'. Stay tuned for new insights into BC's eelgrass communities!, February
Julia delivers the 2016 Stevenson Lectureship at the CCFFR meeting in St. John's Newfoundland, January
We welcome Sarah Friesen, Maryann Watson, and Jessie Lund to the lab!, January
Sean Dimoff, who worked as part of our 'fish team' last July, has written a great article about his time on Kiritimati. Catch it here.
Geoff and Julia's invited paper on reef sharks is published in the Journal of Fish Biology, December
Julia speaks with CBC On the Island's Gregor Craigie about the impacts of the current El Niño on Kiritimati's coral reefs. Listen here. December
Julia speaks at the Royal Society of Canada's Annual Symposium on Marine Biodiversity in Victoria, November
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