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Nereus research fellow Harriet Harden-Davies (University of Wollongong/ANCORS) is a co-author on a new paper published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science. In it, the authors discuss scientific best practices and accessibility to marine genetic resources (MGR), and how benefit sharing can be strengthened through a new Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) agreement.

September 10, 2019 | Law and GovernanceBiodiversity

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24 August 2019 - 24 August 2019

Nereus research fellows Harriet Harden-Davies (University of Wollongong/ANCORS) and Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University) are participating in the 'One Ocean' Symposium. Attendees will discuss "key issues for the United Nation's proposed treaty on conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in ABNJ".

Research fellows Harriet Harden-Davies (University of Wollongong/ANCORS) and Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University) with Daniel Dunn (Duke University) are co-authors on a policy brief published by IDDRI that aims to strengthen the current high seas management and governance framework to improve marine conservation and sustainability.

Nereus research fellow Harriet Harden-Davies (University of Wollongong/ANCORS) and Rashid Sumaila (UBC) are co-authors on a new paper published in Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems that identifies necessary measures to restore ocean health for future generations.

Nereus research fellow Harriet Harden-Davies (Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong) recently published a short article in the special Oceans edition (Spring 2019) of The Geographer, entitled ‘Sharing benefits from genetic resources and sustaining the high seas’.

Nereus Fellow Zoë Kitchel (Rutgers University) writes about fellows Katy Seto, Julia Mason, Tiff-Annie Kenny, Becca Selden and Harriet Harden-Davies discussing critically important themes concerning equity and interdisciplinarity in relation to how the ocean is studied at the United Nations building, during an Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea.

Nereus Fellow Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University) writes about the first Global Planning Meeting of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development that he, fellow Harriet Harden-Davies (ANCORS, University of Wollongong) and policy director Yoshitaka Ota (University of Washington) attended in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 13-15th.

Past Event

14 May 2019 - 16 May 2019

Nereus fellow Harriet Harden-Davies (Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong) will be attending the “Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction: Intractable Challenges & Potential Solutions” 43rd Annual Conference, Center for Oceans Law & Policy in Malmö, Sweden on May 14-16th, 2019.
Past Event

13 May 2019 - 15 May 2019

Nereus fellows Harriet Harden-Davies (Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong) and Guillermo Ortuño Crespo (Duke University), and co-director Yoshitaka Ota (University of Washington) will be in Copenhagen, Denmark for the first Global Planning Meeting of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 13-15 May.
Past Event

30 January 2019 - 1 February 2019

The Nereus Program, in collaboration with ANCORS, the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat and the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner is co-hosting a workshop in Suva, Fiji, 30 Jan – 1 Feb 2019. Yoshi Ota, Quentin Hanich (ANCORS, University of Wollongong) and Harriet Harden-Davies (ANCORS, University of Wollongong) will be attending.

Nereus fellows Robert Blasiak (Stockholm Resilience Center) and Harriet Harden-Davies (University of Wollongong) both appear in The New York Times article ‘What 13,000 Patents Involving the DNA of Sea Life Tell Us About the Future’. Both fellows attended the United Nations debate earlier in September, about the future global legal framework for genetic resources on the high seas, and were interviewed for the article.

September 18, 2018 | OceanographyBiodiversity

 

Harriet Harden-Davies

Ph.D. Candidate

Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS)

Harriet Harden-Davies is a research fellow with the Nereus Program at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Her research sits at the interface of ocean science, law and policy. Her work has a particular focus on the role of science and technology transfer in the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction. She is a member of several international working groups, including the UNESCO-IOC Group of Experts on Capacity Development and the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative. Harriet has previously held senior management and science-policy research roles at the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and the UK Royal Society.View More