Working Papers:

"Climate variability reduces employment in New England fisheries." PNAS, 2019. Accepted.

"Governance challenges for tropical nations losing fish species due to climate change ," with J. Bone (UCSB), C. Costello (UCSB), J. García Molinos (Hokkaido), A. Lee (USFS), T. Mangin (UCSB) and J. Salzman (UCSB). Nature Sustainability. In Review.

“Inferring spatio-temporal anchoveta stocks using catch series and plankton measurements,” with James Rising (LSE)


Ramesh, N., J. Rising and K.L. Oremus. 2019.

The small world of global marine fisheries: The cross-boundary consequences of larval dispersal

Science, 364, 1192–1196.


Media coverage: University of Delaware press release, BBC radio, UN Dispatch, Courthouse News Service, Europa Press, Mongabay, ScienceNews,

Meng, Kyle C., Kimberly L. Oremus and Steve Gaines. 2016.

New England Cod Collapse and the Climate

PLOS ONE, 11(7).

[PDF] [Appendix] [Replication]

Media coverage: Columbia press release, UCSB press release, Business Insider, Science Daily, Newswise, Eurasia Review

Oremus, Kimberly L., L. Suatoni, and B. Sewell. 2014.

The requirement to rebuild US fish stocks: Is it working?

Marine Policy, 47:71-56.


Brunner, R., F. Ali, C.C. Ambel, P. Aquino, K. Bautista, B. Bendandi, A. Karpati, K. Lai, J. Barbour-McKellar, M. Roos, N. Rudder, E. Soergel and N. Valencia. 2010.

Back to its roots: REDD+ via the Copenhagen Accord

Reconsidering Development Journal, 1(1).