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Nautilus in Transition

Nautilus in Transition


Posted By on November 20, 2019

Dear Partners, Nautilus Impact Investing has been acquired by an Australian-based social investment firm and so will not be accepting any new assignments from 2020. We thank all of our clients, thought partners and contributors over the past five years and wish you all the very best as you continue to positively impact our world. Please stay in touch via info@nautilusii.com as we transition. The NII...

The Power of Salmon Knowledge

The Power of Salmon Knowledge


Posted By on July 30, 2019

July 30, 2019. Anchorage, Alaska. Nautilus’ multi-partner venture, the State of Alaska’s Salmon and People Project (SASAP), concludes this summer leaving a legacy of salmon knowledge that spans cultures, regions, and disciplines. While much of what we’ve learned is destined for research journals and agency reports, a major goal of the SASAP project is to share our work with all Alaskans for whom salmon are as much a...

Earlier this month, Nautilus staff convened a gathering of some of Alaska’s top salmon experts, marking the culmination of an extraordinary multiyear, interdisciplinary and cross-cultural effort to establish a shared baseline of understanding of the status of Alaska’s salmon and people system. The three-day discussion was held at the Santa Barbara headquarters of project partner NCEAS (National Center for Ecological Analysis and...

Stakeholder participation is lauded as a key component of successful fisheries management, but few studies have characterized and assessed this participation to examine issues of equity, accessibility, and sustainability. Recently, Nautilus staff member Dr. Meagan Krupa presented an overview of her work to bring more than 50 years of Alaska’s Board of Fisheries (BOF) participant information to light to the Southcentral Alaska...

“My goal for the long run is to have healthy communities, healthy individuals, healthy Alaska. We deserve that.”      —Mike Williams, Akiak (SASAP working group member) Last week NII collaborated with the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) and other partners in the State of Alaska Salmon and People project (SASAP) to review how indigenous knowledge has been engaged in SASAP to date and to develop...

Researchers from NII’s multi-partner project State of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) joined keynote speaker Chris Oliver, Asst. Administrator of NOAA Fisheries, last week on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula to discuss the intersection of salmon, science, policy, culture and industry. SASAP researchers Dr. Pete Rand and Dr. Krista Oke along with Data Task Force member Dr. Meagan Krupa presented their research at the Kenai...