With our growing world population we are placing Earth’s natural resources under severe pressure. One of our most pressing challenges will be to feed everyone a balanced and nutritious diet while keeping our effects on the environment to a minimum.

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Barry Costa-Pierce

Dr. Barry Costa-Pierce

Henry L. & Grace Doherty Endowed Professor and Chair of Marine Sciences and Director of the Marine Science Center at the University of New England (UNE), Biddeford, Maine, USA
Focus Marine ecology, ecological aquaculture, and the sustainability science of fisheries & aquaculture
Education Ph.D. in Oceanography, University of Hawaii, USA
Background Has been a member of FAO’s efforts to build “An Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture”
Notable accomplishments Elected as American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow for Distinguished Contributions to Aquaculture. Recipient of President’s Award from the U.S. Sea Grant Association. Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Aquaculture, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA.