Coastal & Marine Issues

Coastal & Marine Issues

The health of our coasts and oceans is a major concern in this era of climate change. Switzer Fellows work around the world on cutting edge research and policymaking on topics that range from pollution on beaches to coral bleaching, and from collaborative fishing agreements to the impacts of invasive species.

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Jennifer O'Leary: Pew Fellowship funds Cal Poly biologist's study of Indian Ocean

Fellow Jennifer O’Leary recently received a prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation and is freshly back on California's Central Coast from management and conservation work she’s doing in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean partially supported by a Switzer Leadership Grant.Read more >

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