CONTACT: Mark Shwartz, News Service: (650) 723-9296, firstname.lastname@example.org
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COMMENT: Stephen Palumbi, Biological Sciences: (831) 655-6244, firstname.lastname@example.org
EDITORS: An advance copy of the Pew Oceans Commission Report, Marine Reserves: A Tool for Ecosystem Management and Conservation, can be obtained by e-mailing Mark Shwartz (email@example.com) or Justin Kenney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A new report calling for the immediate establishment of marine reserves throughout the coastal United States will be made public at a news conference at Stanford University on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 1:30 p.m. The event will take place in Room 290 of the Law School. A reception will follow.
The report was written by Stanford biological sciences Professor Stephen R. Palumbi for the Virginia-based Pew Oceans Commission. In addition to Palumbi, the press conference will include Pew Oceans Commissioners Leon A. Panetta, former White House Chief of Staff; Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium; and Pietro Parravano, president of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations.
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By Mark Shwartz