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Institute for Ocean Conservation Science Helps Launch Stony Brook University's Master of Arts Program in Marine Science Conservation and Policy.
New M.A. program is the first of its kind in New York and among only a few such programs nationwide
November 22, 2010

Institute for Ocean Conservation Science Receives Grant from Phil Zwickler Charitable and Memorial Foundation Trust
First-ever environmental grant from the foundation will support analysis of effects of oil spill on menhaden fishery in the Gulf of Mexico
November 12, 2010

Dr. Ellen Pikitch Comments at NOAA Fisheries Service Sturgeon Hearing
Stony Brook, New York
November 08, 2010

Study Provides Data That Can Inform Atlantic Sturgeon Recovery Efforts
Study of ocean migration indicates that local management of the population may be insufficient and supports recently proposed listing for Atlantic sturgeon under U.S. Endangered Species Act
October 06, 2010

Book Provides First Comprehensive Synthesis of Trophic Cascades
Scientific evidence presented indicates top-down regulation by predators operates in most ecosystems
July 06, 2010

IOCS Applauds Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Protection for Lemon Sharks
New FWC rule takes effect on March 23, 2010
March 22, 2010

Sturgeons, CITES, and the Caviar Trade
Presentation to be held at the CITES 15th Conference of the Parties
March 18, 2010

The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science applauds IUCN’S reclassification of beluga sturgeon as "critically endangered."
The world’s largest global environmental network announces that more sturgeon species are critically endangered than any other comprehensively assessed group of species.
March 18, 2010

New Research Shows Fishery Management Practices for Beluga Sturgeon Must Change
Joint study by American and Kazakhstani scientists shows reducing adult mortality, rather than relying on hatchery supplementation, is key to recovery of beluga sturgeon
February 25, 2010

Study of Shark Virgin Birth Shows Offspring Can Survive Long Term
January 25, 2010

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