2-5pm 26 October 2012, H O Beckit Room, SoGE, Oxford

The School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) will be hosting its 6th Annual Oceans Policy Symposium, bringing together experts on ocean policy issues with graduate students. The aim of the day is to address key marine environmental problems, research findings, and management needs.

2:00pmWelcome
Dr Thomas Thornton
2:10pmThe World Oceans: Frontier for green development or global commons under threat?
Dr Tim Stojanovic, University of St Andrews
2:45pmExploring Seamounts in the South West Indian Ocean: New information on biodiversity and fishing impacts
Dr Alex Rogers, University of Oxford
3:20pmWWF Smart Fishing: A global initiative for tuna and work in the northern Indian Ocean
Daniel Suddaby, WWF Global Fisheries Programme
3:55pmCombating Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing in West Africa
Max Schmid, Environmental Justice Foundation
4:30pmPanel Discussion
Marta Lang
5:00pmClosing Remarks
Dr Thomas Thornton

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