SMEA Student awarded CCAMLR internship

SMEA 1st year graduate student Kanae Komaki was selected as an intern at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Tasmania, Australia. CCAMLR is the International organization that manages the Antarctic’s Marine Living Resources, and is often showcased as a successful example of international environmental cooperation. She will be in the division of Fisheries Monitoring and Compliance developing a proposal to manage the IUU fishing surveillance in the Antarctic Ocean using satellites. Kanae will also attend a conference hosted by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania to give a presentation titled “Monitoring systems to be considered in the Antarctic deep – as analogous to deep seabed mining regulations and practices in the Area.” Kanae was the recipient of SMEA’s Wendy Graham Scholarship, which supported her participation and travel to this conference. Congratulations Kanae!