Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir - Sustainability Solutions Café - May 17

Will Marine Spatial Planning Save the Oceans?

Áslaug Ásgeirsdóttir, Department of Politics, Bates College       
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
5:00-6:00 PM
101 Fairchild

The oceans are getting crowded as energy production, aquaculture, and related industries move offshore, increasing competition with traditional uses like shipping and fishing. Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) can help us use ocean space efficiently, but, as Ásgeirsdóttir explains, it can only be sustainable if we recognize its limits.

Sponsored by the Porter Family Fund for Sustainability in the Curriculum.

Free and open to the public.