Operation Save Ocean Style (SOS)

Operation Save Ocean Style (SOS)

PDF of Save Ocean Style (SOS) Proposal Memo - 1Apr2014  To: Waitt Foundation Board and StaffDate: April 1st, 2014Re: Fashion to Save Fish – Style Interventions for Rising Stars in Ocean Conservation Problem: The ocean is dying, with severe ramifications for food security, economies, and culture, yet no one will listen to the scientists and advocates who understand the problem and have solutions. People don’t listen because they can’t hear past the atrocious fashion of the spokespeople. There are influential places where free t-shirts, fleece jackets, and “science pants” shall not tread. Scientists…continue reading →
NSF’s new strategy features interdisciplinary research (and, oddly, me).

NSF’s new strategy features interdisciplinary research (and, oddly, me).

It was an honor to find my Ph.D. research featured on page 6 of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) new strategic plan. More than my personal excitement, is the broader excitement that NSF is putting inter-disciplinary research and sustainable management of fishing  forward so prominently. A large majority of my graduate schooling was supported by funds from NSF -- both a Graduate Research Fellowship, and, as highlighted here, an Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT). THANK YOU National Science Foundation! The IGERT program in the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) at…continue reading →