Rob has a diverse background of NGO and corporate program coordination and project management, as well as varied international research experience. He has a master’s degree in Natural Resource and Ecosystem Management from Stockholm University, and is a passionate advocate for the application of ecosystem-based management principles, resilience thinking applied to socio-ecological systems, and community-based adaptive management approaches to marine conservation. He strongly supports the promotion of sustainable fisheries and sustainable seafood initiatives as important aspects of a wider marine and coastal management framework for healthy oceans that support healthy communities.
Rob is an avid kayaker, diver, x-country skier, cyclist, runner, swimmer (and soon to be surfer), and loves food, music, and the ocean.
Trader Joe's to stop buying Mexican shrimp United States
Grocery store chain Trader Joe’s, located in Monrovia, California, has declared it will stop buying shrimp from Mexico amid the pressure exercised by the Boycott Mexican Shrimp campaign launched earlier this year by more than 45 organizations.