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Stories by David Ginsburg

Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Mexico - the Actam Chuleb Example

Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in Mexico - the Actam Chuleb Example

By Alanna WaldmanAs our world population continues to grow, it implies a higher demand for resources. Whether these resources are food, water, or land, the effect of this growth on our environment is often detrimental to biodiversity and the health of our natural ecosystems, especially our marine ecosystems.

June 18, 2013 — David Ginsburg
USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: "Think Like a Brittle Star"

USC Dornsife Scientific Diving: "Think Like a Brittle Star"

On a recent collecting excursion in Palau, I repeated the mantra "Think Like a Brittle Star" over and over as my colleague Jim Haw and I searched for a specimen ( Ophiotylos leucus ) that was last seen 76 years ago by Japanese scientists (cf.

June 18, 2012 — David Ginsburg
Problems Without Passports: Scientific Research Diving at USC Dornsife--Looking Ahead

Problems Without Passports: Scientific Research Diving at USC Dornsife--Looking Ahead

Last week, my colleagues and I wrapped up our second annual Maymester course to Guam and Palau.While the course participants returned to Los Angeles, I stayed behind on the island of Guam to catch up with old friends and colleagues, and to begin sketching out a rough draft of next year’s scientific course content.  

This year’s course was a tremendous success.

June 14, 2011 — David Ginsburg
Stories by David Ginsburg

Help Us Reforest the Mississippi River Valley