Wednesday 21. November 2012

The Environment at the Marshall Islands

In this weeks lunch lecture will Michael Honeth discuss environmental issues at the Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands, a small remote Pacific nation, is primarily remembered for the extensive US nuclear testing on Bikini atoll. Michael will discuss the wide range of environmental issues facing these low-lying atolls, and how the people and government are dealing with them.

Michael Honeth works as a consultant on coastal and marine environment issues. He most recently worked in Belize on coral reef health studies with Blue Ventures, WWF and the Department of Fisheries, but has also worked as Coastal Adviser in the Marshall Islands, and on environmental issues amongst the aboriginal population in Canada. Michael holds a Masters degree in Marine Management from Dalhousie University, Canada.

Lunch lecture is open for the public, it starts at 12:10 in the University Centre cafeteria. The talk will be in English.

Michael Honeth
Michael Honeth