Navigation Links
Pew announces 2012 recipients of distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship
Date:2/28/2012

WASHINGTON (Feb. 28, 2012) The Pew Environment Group announced today six recipients of the 2012 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. They are from Brazil, Cuba, France, Peru, and the United States.

The 2012 Pew Fellowships in Marine Conservation will support projects to promote green infrastructure for climate adaptation in coastal communities, expand marine areas in Brazil that are under protection, shift the Peruvian anchoveta industry toward directly feeding humans, identify climate-driven changes in fisheries, analyze French fisheries subsidies, and conserve goliath grouper populations in Cuba, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.

"The individuals added to this year's Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation are talented experts who will make important contributions to protecting the ocean environment worldwide," said Joshua S. Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group. "We are proud to honor them as they work to foster greater conservation of the world's living marine resources."

The 2012 Pew Marine Fellows:

  • Michael Beck, Ph.D., is lead scientist of the Global Marine Team at The Nature Conservancy. Dr. Beck will encourage adaptation strategies that use the natural properties of coastal systems, such as coral reefs and wetlands, to reduce climate related impacts on developing coastal communities.

  • Guilherme Dutra is the marine program director at Conservation International in Brazil. Mr. Dutra's project will support the expansion of the Abrolhos Marine Protected Area Network in Brazil and use that process as a model for advancing marine protection in the country.

  • Patricia Majluf, Ph.D. At the time of her selection, Dr. Majluf served as the director of the Center for Environmental Sustainability at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru. On Feb. 25, she was appointed Peru's vice minister of Fisheries. As a result, the start of her fellowship will be deferre
    '/>"/>

Contact: Jo Knight
jknight@pewtrusts.org
202-552-2070
Pew Environment Group
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. PNAS announces 6 2011 Cozzarelli Prize recipients
2. ChromaDex® Announces Management Changes
3. Collaborative Health Consortium Announces eCollaboration Forum Final Agenda for HIMSS 2012
4. Medbox, Inc. Announces New Product Line for 2012
5. FASEB SRC announces conference registration open for: Virus Structure and Assembly
6. Elsevier announces publishing the Ocular Surface
7. Biophysical Society announces New and Notable Symposium speakers
8. Aria Diagnostics announces publication of first peer-reviewed data for new noninvasive prenatal test
9. Wildlife Conservation Society announces new snake species
10. Neurotechnology Announces VeriFinger, VeriLook and MegaMatcher Biometric Technologies for the Android Platform
11. Medbox, Inc. Announces Approval in Colorado House Bill (HB1043)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/14/2014)... have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis ... Research published today reveals the existence of previously unknown ... in shrinking tumours. , It is hoped that ... anti-cancer properties. , The research was co-led ... used samples of human breast cancer cells to induce ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... of more effective treatments for cachexia, a profound wasting ... all cancer patients, raising their risk of death, according ... have been tried to reverse the condition, which may ... treatments, but none have had great success. , Scientists ... Nature , led by Bruce Spiegelman, PhD, demonstrated ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... awarded Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD, of Boston University ... Avioli Award. Holick, a professor of medicine, physiology and ... understanding of vitamin D and its role in disease ... the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) ... It is named for ASBMR,s first president and founding ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UEA research reveals how cannabis compound could slow tumour growth 2Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition 2Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition 3BUSM's Michael F. Holick receives American Society for Bone and Mineral Research award 2
... a drink problem, there is a greater risk that you ... from the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. ... 50% more likely to have a drink problem in the ... new light on this link. Carried out by researcher Anna ...
... LAWRENCE University of Kansas scientists have found new evidence ... (LCPUFA) are good for developing brains and hearts. In ... of four formulas from birth to 12 months; three with ... formula with no LCPUFA, and tested at four, six and ...
... our understanding of genetics and biological processes in all animals, ... of animals, scientists are still finding the fruit fly to ... the University of Rochester. The latest revelation has to ... fruit flies. It was widely accepted that all X chromosomes ...
Cached Biology News:New thinking on regulation of sex chromosomes in fruit flies 2
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 Throughout this ... across the clinical trials space, representing 38 countries ... series entitled “Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials. ... off with internationally renowned R&D expert, Ken Getz, ... on Reinventing Drug Development through Patient Centricity. , ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Mass. , July 14, 2014 Minerva ... the development of new therapies to treat neuropsychiatric diseases ... has been appointed vice president of finance and ... Mr. Ahlholm is a senior executive with more than ... at technology and life science companies. His background includes ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... CONNECT patient registry platform, announced that three ... muscular dystrophies; the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome International Registry; ... Nephrotic Syndrome—have been awarded contracts by the ... of the creation of a new health ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... R.I. (Brown University) -- The discovery 30 years ago ... an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to ... from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in ... atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a ... boron cage structurepreviously only a matter of speculationdoes indeed ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Attract. Engage. Retain. – eCongress eBox Archives Now Available 2Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Attract. Engage. Retain. – eCongress eBox Archives Now Available 3Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Attract. Engage. Retain. – eCongress eBox Archives Now Available 4Optimizing Patient Participation in Clinical Trials: Attract. Engage. Retain. – eCongress eBox Archives Now Available 5Minerva Neurosciences Announces Appointment Of Frederick W. Ahlholm As VP Of Finance And Chief Accounting Officer 2PatientCrossroads Fuels Development of New National Clinical Research Network 2PatientCrossroads Fuels Development of New National Clinical Research Network 3Researchers discover boron 'buckyball' 2Researchers discover boron 'buckyball' 3
... (the,"Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) today announced financial results ... results are,presented in the tables that follow. Second ... of $0.2 million or $0.00 per share,for the second ... of $0.4 million or,$0.01 per share for the second ...
... Mass., Aug. 14 Avitar, Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: AVTI) ... ended June 30, 2007. For the quarter ended ... operations compared to $1,202,000 from continuing,operations for the quarter ... amounted to $597,000 versus $696,000. The net income,was $301,000, ...
... -- China Medical,Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: ... develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-,vitro diagnostic products ... announced that it will participate in the Morgan,Stanley,s ... Kong Date: August 21, 2007 China ...
Cached Biology Technology:Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 2Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 3Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 4Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 5Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 6Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 7Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results 8Avitar Reports Third Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal 2007 2Avitar Reports Third Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal 2007 3Avitar Reports Third Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal 2007 4
... These handy dispensers save space and ... and other garb. They are the ... parts used in labs, processing and ... charges and the particles they attract. ...
... 2 NaO 7 S 2 Formula Weight: ... Identity: By IR epsilon max (615 nm, ... equal to 60 x 10 3 Loss ... lambda max (H 2 O solution): ...
...
... research-grade spectrofluorometer with a minimum 1 nm ... 200 or greater for the Raman band ... to keep in mind in order to ... titration, or anisotropic measurements. ,The FP-6500 is ...
Biology Products: