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Barbara Lausche

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Director, Marine Policy Institute


Mote Marine Laboratory

Fields of Interest/Expertise

Environment, Government (Local), Government (State), Outreach/Education, Planning, Legal, Social Science/Research

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Additional Bio

Extensive work also in the Caribbean on marine law and policy. Member, IUCN Commission on Environmental Law and co-chair of the Caribbean Sub-group of the CEL specialist group on oceans and coral reefs.

Principal author for guidelines for protected areas legislation (including major chapter on MPAs) (IUCN, 2010).

Lead author for law and policy guidelines for connectivity conservation (including marine and coastal connectivity), IUCN Environmental Law Center project, forthcoming 2012.

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Currently Working On

Translating marine science for policy-makers; local policy tools for SLR adaptation; MPAs/connectivity/climate change adaptation