Lora Clarke is an officer for Pew’s U.S. marine conservation efforts to protect and restore ocean resources and coastal habitats, including oysters and salt marsh and to ensure sustainable fishing policies in the U.S. Atlantic. She is based in Charleston, South Carolina. Before joining Pew, Clarke served in various roles for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including associate program manager for the Comparative Analysis of Marine Ecosystem Organization grant program. She also coordinated the protected species and national habitat science programs, served as policy adviser for the National Ocean Policy and advised the NOAA administrator on climate issues. Clarke holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Christopher Newport University, a master’s degree in wildlife and fisheries conservation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a doctorate in marine and atmospheric sciences from Stony Brook University.
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- D02. Marsh Forward: Manage Climate Risks While Protecting Multiple Missions
October 06, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM