28 Feb '12, 5pm

Congrats to marine scientist Mike Beck for receiving a prestigious 2012 Pew fellowship!

Congrats to marine scientist Mike Beck for receiving a prestigious 2012 Pew fellowship!

Michael Beck , lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Team , has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. The Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation is a prestigious program that provides funding for a three-year scientific research or conservation project designed to address critical challenges facing our oceans. (Read our press release and the Pew announcement .) “We believe strongly in having world-class scientists on our teams and the Pew Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards in applied science,” said Conservancy chief scientist Peter Kareiva . ”It’s wonderful to have Mike get this recognition for his work that has consistently been at the forefront of finding innovative solutions to real-world problems.” Mike Beck’s project will look at how the restoration of “green infrastructure”—such as wetlands and coral reefs—ca...

Full article: http://blog.nature.org/2012/02/mike-beck-pew-fellowship-i...

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