The Sustainable Fisheries Group (SFG), was founded in 2006 by marine ecologist Steve Gaines, and economist Chris Costello. SFG is part of the Environmental Market Solutions Lab (emLab)--a larger interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California Santa Barbara that develops innovative solutions for some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Focusing on the marine environment, SFG produces novel scientific and economic insights on fisheries and other blue economy sectors and uses them to improve the sustainability of ocean resources and coastal communities around the world.
Think & Do Tank
SFG takes a variety of approaches to develop and implement effective solutions for our oceans' most pressing challenges: