Environmental science in a post- truth world
By Jane Lubchenco
Guest Editorial in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
The Latest Revision of The Science of Marine Protected Areas-Mediterranean Version Released
The Science of Marine Protected Areas summarizes data from MPAs around the world, with a focus on the Mediterranean Sea. The science shows that fully protected, well-designed, well-managed, and well-enforced MPAs can support the economy and culture of the Mediterranean region and protect important marine resources.
Jane's Acceptance Remarks at Oregon History Makers Medal Awards Dinner
October 9, 2016
Montgomery Park, Portland, Oregon
Jane Lubchenco Named As One of the 2016 Oregon Historical Society History Makers
Dr. Jane Lubchenco: Environmental Scientist and Marine Ecologist Oregon State University Professor Dr. Jane Lubchenco is a world renowned environmental scientist who from 2009-2013 was the first woman to serve as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She currently serves as the first U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean.
Jane Lubchenco receives the 2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award
Jane is recipient of the 2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award which was founded in 2001 by Pauling’s eldest son, Linus Pauling Jr., and was originally named the Linus Pauling Centennial Award. The Oregon State University Libraries assumed administrative responsibilities for the award in 2004 and have granted it biennially ever since.
Past recipients have included four Nobel Prize winners – Joseph Rotblat (2001), Roderick MacKinnon (2008), Roger Kornberg (2010), and Roald Hoffmann (2012).
Lubchenco will receive the Legacy Award and deliver a lecture at an event
that is free and open to the public.
"Scientists Making Waves and Bringing Hope"
2016 Linus Pauling Legacy Award Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Tuesday, April 26th, 7:30 PM
Oregon Historical Society Museum, 1200 SW Park Ave., Portland, Oregon
World Oceans Day: Ocean Acidification (VIDEO)
The Huffinton Post, The Blog
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), discusses the problem of ocean acidification and explains why its often referred to as "osteoporosis of the sea." Lubchenco, who has been studying the oceans for more than 40 years, she says she's seen things that brought her to tears. But she adds, "I've also seen places come back to life because people cared, because they were willing to do something...that's what we need more of." XPRIZE Insights is a video series that highlights the leading thinkers of our time.
Jane Lubchenco wins the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
The 2015 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is awarded to Dr. Jane Lubchenco, a University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University, in recognition of her achievements in marine biology, science education, policymaking, and public service. Dr. Lubchenco’s innovative research is well-known. From oceanic plant-herbivore interactions to durable opportunities to reverse degradation in marine systems, she has covered the many nuanced issues associated with ocean stewardship and marine resource protection. In addition to her scientific accomplishments, she is well known for her leadership in highlighting global matters, such as marine ecosystem security and climate change, and bringing them to the forefront of policy development.