The Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute is the premier destination for aspiring ocean and coastal management professionals.
In July 2013, alumna Linda Childs Hothem (BAPS '85) pledged $450,000 to support our research.
In celebrating World Oceans Day, Representative Sam Farr (D-Carmel) noted the groundbreaking work we're doing at the Center for the Blue Economy.
In April 2013, Dr. Jason Scorse joined the Board of Directors of Save Our Shores.
In February, Dr. Scorse spoke about assessing the socioeconomic value of Marine Protected Areas at the OceanSpaces symposium on the State of the California Central Coast.
The video below outlines the CBE's new reef protection partnership with OneReef.
The video below produced by Sea Studios Foundation describes our unique mission.
Dr. Jason Scorse, Director of the Center for the Blue Economy, spoke at TEDx Monterey April 2012.
CBE in the media
In October 2013, Jason participated in the Climate One Blue Economy panel; the Monterey County Herald article is here.
Jason Scorse appeared in Your Town Your Sanctuary in September 2013. (Interview begins at about 19:00 minutes.)
Dr. Mike McGinnis and Meghan Collins published A Race for Marine Space: Science, Values, and Aquaculture Planning in New Zealand in the journal Coastal Management in September 2013.
In September 2013, Surfer magazine featured Dr. Jason Scorse's research on real estate values and surf breaks in Santa Cruz, California.
Dr. Judy Kildow spoke about flood risk and insurance with Mitch Carr on KRLD news radio in Dallas, Texas in July 2013.
Dr. Scorse contributed an article on gas prices to Fortune magazine in December 2012.
Dr. Judy Kildow and Dr. Jason Scorse contributed an Op-Ed piece to the New York Times in November 2012.
Dr. Charles Colgan and Dr. Jason Scorse were quoted in the Washington Post article about surfonomics, in August 2012.
In June 2012, The San Jose Mercury News published an article about our alumni founders of Local Catch Monterey Bay. This augments the growing recognition of seafood fraud and community supported fisheries, as reflected on the LCMB media coverage page.