OSU marine ecologist wins environmental award | News | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University will share a $200,000 award for leadership in conservation and sustainability policy. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports that she is a co-winner of the 2015 Tyler Prize, a top honor in environmental science, environmental health and energy. The other winner is Madhav Gadgil, a forestry and environmental leader at India’s Goa University. Both were honored for work connecting science with cultural and economic considerations. Lubchenco is a distinguished professor of marine biology at Oregon State and a leading voice for protecting oceans. She was administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from 2009 to 2013. The State Department recently named her the first U.S.

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Sustainability needs leadership more than any other contribution.  There is plenty of theory about sustainable futures.  Taking the journey will need courage, foresight nd integrity.

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