Jeremy Jackson

Jeremy Jackson is the Science Director of the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network as well as Professor of Oceanography Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Senior Scientist Emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution.

Jeremy studies human impacts on the oceans and the ecology and evolution of tropical seas and is the author of 170 scientific publications including ten books.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and American Association for the Advancement of Science and has received numerous prizes and awards including the BBVA International Prize in Ecology and Conservation, The Paleontological Medal, and the Darwin Medal of the International Society for Reef Studies.

Jeremy’s work on the collapse of coastal ecosystems was chosen by Discover magazine as the outstanding scientific achievement of 2001.

His most recent book is Shifting Baselines: The Past and Future of Ocean Fisheries.