Profile: Jessica Spijkers
Jessica Spijkers is a PhD student at the Stockholm Resilience Center and at James Cook University. After having studied a Master’s in European Studies (Catholic University of Leuven) and a Master’s in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development (Stockholm Resilience Center), she now conducts research on the effects of climate-change induced distribution changes of internationally shared fish stocks on governance arrangements.
NoteStreams By Jessica Spijkers
Saving the our oceans is of great importance not only because the vast waters moderate the effects of greenhouse gas emissions on the climate, or because it houses tremendous diversity.
Arguably more important, and commonly overlooked, is the significant contribution marine life makes to global nutritional security by providing the world with an average of 16.7 percent of animal protein intake.