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JAWS Conference CFP Deadline Extended

Due to the issues on the East Coast of the US with the weather disaster, we are extending the deadline for submission to the JAWS 2013 conference in Pittsburgh to 7 January 2013. As of 1 December 2012 or earlier, we will begin assessing the submissions we have and will respond to those who have [...]

R.I.P. Arne Kalland

It is with great regret that I pass on the news that, after a long illness, my one-time colleague, co-author, and stubborn comrade-at-arms, Arne Kalland, died on October 18th. He was 67 years old. Many of you will know Arne only by name through his exemplary work on fishing, whaling, and the environment. Those of [...]

New JAWS Newsletter now available

The August 2012 issue of the JAWS Newsletter is now available from the Newsletter page. This edition contains a report on the upcoming 2013 conference, as well as reports from the JAWS officers, a review of recent Ph.D. projects, a listing of current JAWS membership, and more. The JAWS Newsletter submission guidelines document is available [...]