SICRI Creative Media Editorial Team
Lauren is originally from Dorset, UK and graduated from the University of Exeter and the University of Queensland with a degree in Zoology. Last year, she achieved an MSc in Island Conservation and Biodiversity from JICAS. She recently conducted a Blue Carbon Assessment for Jersey, Channel Islands, that explored the potential for seaweed aquaculture expansion and its application for climate change mitigation/adaptation. Her academic interests include sustainability, conservation and communication. Lauren has worked with institutions globally as a marine scientist, consultant, conservation educator and tutor. She has worked with the AWdF, SNTech, the Government of Jersey, Jersey Marine Conservation, and recently, has written blogs for NWNL regarding freshwater issues. Lauren is an avid nature and wildlife photographer and loves to travel, meet new people and hear their stories. She believes nature-based solutions can best help our expanding human population live in harmony with the natural world.