A minute with...Jane Lubchenco

Jane is a marine ecologist and Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University, who has previously served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She was nominated by US President Barack Obama as part of his science “dream team”, and she is also former President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the Ecological Society of America (ESA). While in London she gave a talk at the Royal Society entitled 'Hope for the Ocean/Resolving the science-society paradox' which you can watch here (starts at ~14.00 minutes) https://royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2018/03/international/

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Luíseach Nic Eoin

Senior Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Luíseach joined Nature Plants as a locum editor in early 2016, before joining Nature Ecology and Evolution later that year. After a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge, she studied Palaeolithic Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology at University College London, followed by a DPhil studying hunter-gatherer archaeo-ethnobotany and stone tools from southern Africa at the University of Oxford, supervised by Peter Mitchell. Her primary interests include hominid evolution and ecology, human-plant interactions, heritage and conservation. Other interests include cats and food security (not least her own).