MORISSETTE, Lyne, Ph.D.
Canada (1976- )
Last updated: April 28, 2018 at 14:05 pm
Marine biologist specialized in marine mammal ecology and ecosystem biodiversity; conservationist; mediator between traditionally conflicting stakeholders including ocean fisheries, whaling, shipping and conservation; CEO of M – Expertise Marine, a consulting firm on marine science and scientific communication; former Assistant Professor at the University of Tromsø; Scientific Director of the sail training vessel ÉcoMaris; speaker at TED; author; public speaker; radio and television host; has conducted research around the world including Canada, the Caribbean, Africa and Scandinavia; advocates an approach linking research, conservation and education as the best way to protect the oceans for future generations.
Honours and Awards:
Médaille de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec (2015)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.