Posts by katherineschake


Nautilus’ collaborative project State of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) was well represented in Fairbanks this past March when the Alaska chapters of the American Fisheries Society and the American Water Resources Association teamed up to host a 5-day conference. The chosen, and timely, theme for a “Fisheries and Waters” conference in Alaska was: Success, Limitation and Innovation in the Face of Data Scarcity and...

The world’s oceans are 30% more acidic today than they were 300 years ago. A consequence of increased atmospheric CO2, rising ocean acidity (OA) directly impacts shellfish industries and threatens the base of the entire marine food web. At the Ocean Acidification State of the Science Workshop, organized in November 2016 by the recently formed Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, one take-home message resonated loudly:  We must decrease...