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Welcome to the archives of Oceans Deeply. While we paused regular publication of the site on September 1, 2018, we are happy to serve as an ongoing public resource on ocean health and economy. We hope you’ll enjoy the reporting and analysis that was produced by our dedicated community of editors and contributors.

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Yoshitaka Ota

Yoshitaka Ota is director (policy) of the Nippon Foundation-University of British Columbia Nereus Program. He is a senior research associate at the University of British Columbia. His main research area is the anthropology of fishing, assessing the current global outlook of Indigenous fishing and coastal food security. He also works on ocean governance and policy, marine spatial planning and knowledge communication.

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