Heather Spence, Marine Biologist
Orchestrating Coastal Marine Ecology Investigation and Outreach

Heather Spence, Marine Biologist

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Heather “LUNA” Spence

For almost a decade I have been working with scientists and politicians in Mexico and the US, to promote my vision of an International Sustainability Center in Cancun, to foster research and cooperation, bringing together diverse stakeholders to find mutually beneficial solutions for protecting the environment while promoting responsible development.

Support coastal sustainability research and outreach in Cancun and globally.

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Mission:

to orchestrate creative solutions for ecologic and economic sustainability using sound interdisciplinary coastal marine investigation and dynamic educational outreach

Focus Areas:

Research Subjects -

Interspecies interaction

Sound, music, vibration, communication

Ecosystem dynamics and human influence

Acoustically conspicuous species

Invasive species

Recruitment and connectivity

Research Locations -

Sea shore and shallow waters

Coastal sites with maximum human interface

Marine Protected Areas

Research Methods -

Field surveys, monitoring

Ecological Acoustic Recorders (EARs)

Setting up Marine Passive Acoustic Monitoring Networks

Linkages of biological and physical factors

Citizen Science

Outreach Objectives -

Build respect among government, commercial interests, scientists and environmentalists, to develop mutually beneficial strategies

Develop effective policymakers and environmental stewards

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Just as the order of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle helps us prioritize our actions, remember to RESPECT, RESTORE, REPLACE!

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