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Title: 
Associate Director of Environmental Programs
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Location

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
34236 Sarasota, FL
United States
27° 20' 1.284" N, 82° 34' 44.0436" W
Organization Overview: 

Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Today, we incorporate public outreach as a key part of our mission. Mote is an independent nonprofit organization and has seven centers for marine research, the public Mote Aquarium and an Education Division specializing in public programs for all ages.

Title: 
Climate Adaptation Specialist

Abstract

This resource manual is a call to use laws and regulations to adapt biodiversity management to the expected effects of climate change. Climate change will likely impact species and ecosystems that are already facing severe threats from invasive species, habitat degradation and fragmentation, overexploitation, and pollution. As climate change becomes more severe, gaps and weaknesses in existing legal frameworks and government policies are starting to appear.

Abstract

Climate change threatens biodiversity and its role in supporting human development around the world. It is vital that policymakers act to strengthen the resilience of ecosystems to climate change in order to respond to this threat. This paper and the accompanying Legal and Policy Tools to Adapt Biodiversity Management to Climate Change: A Resource Manual provide a menu of solutions for doing so.

Title: 
Science Policy Coordinator
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Title: 
Attorney - U.S. GAO
Title: 
Vice President
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Location

United States
48° 54' 11.6856" N, 84° 48' 52.0308" W

Project Summary/Overview

This integrated research project, which ran from 2007-2008, was initiated to better understand the implications of projected climate change impacts and adaptation responses on southern Ontario’s fish, fisheries, and water resources. Climate change will have predominantly negative effects on species and habitats, and resulting economic effects are expected to be devastating to the region. In addition, changes in temperature and precipitation patterns will require alterations to water resources planning and management.

Title: 
Ocean Climate Program Coordinator

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