Research in the Baum Lab is motivated by a fundamental desire to understand how human activities are changing marine ecosystems, and what the consequences of these changes are for nature and for people. Our current research centres around the following questions:
We are committed to open science and data sharing, and to outreach aimed at enhancing public understanding of our research, ocean conservation, and science in general. Our overarching goal is to make scientific discoveries that advance understanding of oceanic ecosystems and inspire effective solutions for their conservation.
News -Fall 2016
We're off to a great start this fall!
Welcome to new MSc student Jennifer Magel! We had a fun time welcoming Jenn to the lab at our 2nd annual lab retreat, which we spent this year camping on Horby Island!, September
Post-doc comings and goings: Lauren is leaving us to start a faculty position at the University of Texas. Congratulations Lauren!! New post-doc Laura Kehoe will be starting with Julia and Tara Martin on their Priority Threat Management project in November.
Lia is heading out soon for her fall Fraser River Estuary sampling period with Raincoast, September
Julia and collaborator Susanna Fuller's new Oceana Canada report 'Canada's Fisheries: Status, Recovery Potential and Pathways to Success' is out! The report is being widely covered by the Canadian media, June
Congratulations to Danielle on being awarded a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant for her work on Kiritimati!, June
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