Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 89 updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography.
1. Bio-concretions of submarine caves and/or on resting stages from plankton and the Resurrection Ecology
2. Shallow subtidal rocky reefs of the Mediterranean
3. From an economic crisis to a pandemic crisis: The need for accurate marine monitoring data to take informed management decisions
4. Backcasting vs forecasting, about the paradox of Jevons, sustainability, the ecological transition, and the translation of scientific knowledge into policy
5. Shark biology and conservation
6. Meiofauna Ecology
Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. For the remainder of his time, he works for a range of UN, governmental and aid agencies in tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine reserve, in the Chagos archipelago, Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.