Capitol Hill Ocean Week (https://marinesanctuary.org/capitol-hill-ocean-week/) will be held online on June 9, 2020, and two OSU Professors in Integrative Biology are on the schedule.
Dr. Jane Lubchenco will deliver opening remarks as a featured headliner, making the case for the importance of a healthy ocean for people and nature and referencing her 2019 publication "A new narrative for the ocean" (https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6444/911). This will occur between 9:30-10:00 AM.
Dr. Kirsten Grorud-Colvert is a speaker in the opening Plenary, "Defining Priorities for Meaningful Protection". Dr. Grorud-Colvert will discuss the OSU-led collaborative project, The MPA Guide, which is contributing scientific guidance to support clear and transparent targets for global ocean protection in 2020 and beyond. This will occur between 10:00-11:00 AM.
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