Dr. Edward B. Barbier’s main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology.
Marine and Environmental Sciences
Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
Biology and environmental science student Clint Valentine is always searching for his next big adventure.
Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.
Social insects such as ants, termites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “airplane environment.”
During Nadia Aamoum’s six-month international co-op in the island nation of Seychelles, north of Madagascar, the ocean was her workplace.
Steven Scyphers, a post-doctoral researcher at Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass. is researching how to better manage shorelines and coastal fisheries. He was a guest of #sciencechat on October 2, 2013.
Col. Mark “Puck” Mykleby titled his lecture, “Sustainability: A 21st Century American Grand Strategy.”
Urban coastal sustainability becomes an ever more pressing concern as more than half of the world’s population flocks to its shores—the places where cities thrive.