In the sixth episode of the A Systems Change Deep Dive podcast, we explore blue carbon and ecosystem restoration with Prof. Peter Macreadie, Founder and Head of Deakin University's Blue Carbon Lab.
Professor Peter Macreadie is a marine scientist and global leader in blue carbon. His research focuses on understanding and responding to the impacts of global change on aquatic ecosystems. His approach to research is multi-disciplinary, spanning the fields of chemistry, ecology, microbiology, economics, policy, and molecular biology. Macreadie is Founder and Head of Deakin University's Blue Carbon Lab and holds the position of Professor in Marine Science. He is the Chair of the Independent Scientific Advisory Board for the National Decommissioning Research Initiative. Macreadie is actively involved in translating science into policy; he currently sits on the Victorian Coastal Council’s Science Panel; the Australian Academy of Sciences Future Earth Oceans and Coasts Expert Working Group, and the Australian Government’s Blue Carbon Expert Working Group. Macreadie has published over 170 peer-reviewed papers and received millions in research funding, and received 25 awards and fellowships.
Blue Carbon Lab: https://www.bluecarbonlab.org