Laurence Mee is director of the Scottish Association of Marine Science, Scotland’s largest independent marine research institute. He leads the 15-country, 31-institution European research project KnowSeas that is providing the scientific basis for implementing the ecosystem-based approach in Europe’s seas.

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The diagnosis for the planet is clear. While a great many problems require more research, the focus of future research should expand dramatically to maintain and restore biodiversity rather than focus on, as coral reef biologist Nancy Knowlton has said, “further refining the obituary of nature.” Part of conserving biological diversity is …

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