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Pew Announces 2022 Marine Fellows

Program adds 6 leading researchers to its global community

The Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation supports mid-career scientists and other experts from around the world to advance knowledge and innovation in ocean protection. This year’s fellows are:

Diva Amon

Diva Amon, Ph.D.
SpeSeas, Trinidad and Tobago

Amon will explore Trinidad and Tobago’s little-studied mesophotic and deep-sea habitats to inform management of deep-ocean biodiversity in the country.

Heather J. Lynch, Ph.D.
Stony Brook University, United States

Lynch will apply techniques from the field of quantitative finance to improve monitoring of Antarctic penguin species.

Daniel K. Okamoto, Ph.D.
Florida State University, United States

Okamoto will work in partnership with the Council of the Haida Nation and Gwaii Haanas Parks Canada to investigate the likely impacts of a traditional Haida abalone fishery.

Jillian Ooi, Ph.D.
Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Ooi will identify techniques and environmental conditions that promote seagrass root growth to improve marine habitat restoration practices.

Fitryanti Pakiding, Ph.D.
University of Papua, Indonesia

Pakiding will investigate marine protected areas’ socioeconomic impacts on nearby communities to inform the design and management of area-based conservation measures.

Dipani Sutaria, Ph.D.
James Cook University, India

Sutaria will research the diversity and distribution of cetaceans and other megafauna in the southeastern Arabian Sea to strengthen whale and dolphin conservation in one of India’s most productive marine ecosystems.

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Pew財団海洋保全フェローシップ プログラムについてよくある質問

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Pew海洋保全フェロープログラムでは、質の高い研究を生み出し、差し迫った環境問題に連携して取り組む専門家のグローバル コミュニティを形成することにより、海洋の健全性の改善を目指しています。このプログラムは、研究経験、高い学位と優れた業績を持ち、海洋保全問題に関する科学的根拠を示すことに尽力している世界中の中堅研究者やその他の専門家から選ばれた者に対してフェローシップを提供するものです。このプログラムを通じて、The Pew Charitable Trusts(Pew財団)は、 これまでに、 41ヵ国の195名の専門家を支援してきました。

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Marine Fellows to Tackle Improving Ocean Health

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The Pew Charitable Trusts is proud to welcome six new scientists into the Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation. These fellows, one each from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Trinidad and Tobago, and two from the United States, join a global community of nearly 200 Pew marine fellows engaged in vital ocean conservation work on all continents.

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Pew Marine Fellows: Preserving Our Oceans for Future Generations