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Name: Jennifer Jacquet
Post-Doctoral Fellow, SAUP
, UBC Fisheries Centre
Program: PhD, RMES (2009)
Born and raised in Ohio, a state without oceans, Jennifer
childhood pining over manatees in the pages of the WWF magazine
As an undergraduate, Jennifer
volunteered with the conservation vigilante Sea Shepherd International and, aboard the Sirenian, helped patrol the Galapagos Marine Reserve for illegal shark poaching.
was also an intern for the Florida Marine Research Institute
studying those pined-over gentle giants: the manatees (the body of Fred Flintstone, the grace of Fred Astaire).
Jennifer came to the Sea Around Us Project to work on catch reconstructions for small-scale fisheries in the developing world (e.g., seafood security) and aspects of the seafood market in the developed world (e.g., seafood eco-marketing).
also runs the Guilty Planet weblog (a new spur off Shifting Baselines) at SEED magazine's science blogs and teaches ESCI 204: Topics in Marine Science at Western Washington University
She holds a B.A. and M.S. in Environmental Economics.
She is now working as a post-doctoral.
More details, including her
publications, can be found on her