PROJECTS

Founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, consulting firm for conservation solutions

Founder of Urban Ocean Lab, think tank for coastal cities

Cultivating community around climate solutions with Project Drawdown, 2019

Science & Society event series with Pioneer Works (curator and host), 2018-2019

NYU seminar course on Urban Ocean Conservation (adjunct professor), 2016-2019

Global strategy for TBA21-Academy on ocean art and policy (project lead), 2018-2019

Grants program for Bezos Family Foundation’s Ocean Challenge (project lead), 2018-2019

World Ocean Week at The Explorer's Club (curator, moderator), 2018 & 2019

Lonely Whale's Tick Tock campaign (researcher, writer, advisor), 2018

Could underwater farms help fight climate change?, TEDEd animation (writer, producer), 2019

Will the ocean ever run out of fish?, TEDEd animation (writer, producer), 2017

Analysis of waste in the seafood supply chain for WWF (project lead), 2018

March for Science (leadership team, co-director of partnerships), 2017

XPRIZE Big Ocean Button Challenge (competition designer), 2017

Waitt Institute’s Blue Halo Initiative (executive director, initiative co-founder), 2013-2016

U.S. National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan (NOAA executive secretary, drafter), 2011

Fish traps with escape gaps to reduce fishing bycatch (inventor, researcher), 2008

Fish, Fishing, Diving, and the Management of Coral Reefs (Ph.D. dissertation), 2005-2011

 

For more see www.OceanCollectiv.co and www.UrbanOceanLab.org.