Tag: Les Kaufman

Les Kaufman Launches Field Project on Marine Stewardship and Restoration in South Florida

Prof. Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, and his graduate student Katey Lesneski recently began a long-term field project monitoring the health, regeneration, and restoration of coral reef habitats in South Florida’s Biscayne Bay. Boston University is leading a team providing science […]

Faculty Research Fellow Les Kaufman Co-Authors Paper on Value of Marine Environmental Stewardship

Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Biology, co-authored a recent paper on the value of marine environmental stewardship in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The paper, titled “Stranded capital: environmental stewardship is part of […]

Les Kaufman Writes Article on Importance of Fish Biodiversity in Lake Victoria

Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Biology, recently published an article as part of a multi-part blog series exploring biodiversity in the world’s largest tropical lake, Lake Victoria, and the critical role the lake plays in providing […]

Kaufman Calls on North American Aquariums to Refocus on Conservation in the Wild

Les Kaufman, a Professor of Biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently took part in the annual Regional Aquatic Workshop (RAW), hosted by the New England Aquarium (NEAq). The week-long workshop featured representatives from many of North America’s professional aquariums, in addition […]

Les Kaufman Participates in Two Workshops on Climate Change and Coral Reefs

Les Kaufman, a Professor of Biology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, participated in two related workshops in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area of southeastern Florida during the week of November 13. The first workshop was a one-day forum focused on the health of […]

Les Kaufman Co-Authors Article on Fisheries and Water Level Fluctuation

Prof. Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored an article that will be published in the journal Ecohydrology. The article, titled “Fisheries and Water Level Fluctuations in the World’s Largest Desert Lake,” explores how the fisheries of Lake Turkana in Kenya — which […]