Steven Gaines

Dr. Steven Gaines is Dean of the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara. His research focuses on marine ecology and conservation, sustainable fisheries, the design of marine reserves, and the impact of climate change on ocean ecosystems. He has also served UC Santa Barbara as director of the Marine Science Institute, Acting Dean of Science, and Acting Vice Chancellor for Research. Professor Gaines is currently a principal investigator for the Sustainable Fisheries Group, which seeks scalable solutions for the world’s fisheries through partnerships comprising UC Santa Barbara researchers, industry leaders, nonprofit organizations, and governments.

Steven Gaines
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