Embedding the science of tipping points in ocean management

Ocean Tipping Points Project Overview

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In this four year project, we are studying ocean tipping points in order to develop practical tools to help managers predict, avoid or recover from abrupt ecosystem shifts. 

Case Study Applications in Hawaii and Haida Gwaii

In our two case-study sites we are working collaboratively with local managers and scientists to identify when, where, and why tipping points may be crossed to help protect and restore these valuable ecosystems and the benefits they provide.  

News from the Ocean Tipping Points Team

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Ocean Tipping Points team members have presented at conferences and meetings around the world, sharing our science on ocean tipping points with others. Click here for the latest!