Dan Lane to Contribute to First UN Global Ocean Assessment
Dan Lane has been appointed to a United Nations pool of experts that will help produce the first global integrated assessment of the state of the marine environment, bringing together environmental, economic and social aspects. This initiative is part of a process for global reporting on the world’s oceans and seas that was established by the UN following the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.
Full professor at the Telfer School, Lane is Principal Investigator and Chair of the Oceans Management Research Network (OMRN), a Joint Initiative Program of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Chair of the C-Foam (Canadian Fisheries, Oceans and Aquaculture Management) research cluster based at the Telfer School. Professor Lane is also Co-Director (Canada) of the IDRC-SSHRC International Community-University Research Alliance (ICURA) "C-Change" project, Managing Adaptation to Environmental Change in Coastal Communities: Canada and the Caribbean.
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