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BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award – Dr. Jane Lubchenco

February 6th, 2013

Dr. Jane Lubchenco was honored with the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology.  The foundation has recognized her work that has laid the scientific groundwork for the design of marine reserves.

The jury described Dr. Lubchenco as being “a leader in establishing marine reserves based on solid principles of ecological science. Her work established a scientific framework for defining the optimal locations, size, and connectivity of marine reserve networks, effectively integrating her scientific expertise into science-based principles for public policy.”

For more information, please visit: http://www.fbbva.es/TLFU/tlfu/ing/microsites/premios/fronteras/galardonados/2012/ecologia.jsp

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