Advisory Board
Clark DeLong - Co-Owner, Delmarva Native Plants
Krysta Hougen - Environmental Communications Specialist, NOAA
Joshua Lusk - CEO, Cause Inspired Media
Nicholas Nidzieko - Assistant Professor/Coastal Physical Oceanographer, UC Santa Barbara
Jonathan Pisha - Attorney, Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram 
William Ryall - Environmental Engineer, ShoreRivers
Alyson Santoro - Associate Professor/Microbial Oceanographer, UC Santa Barbara

Director/Executive Officer - Ryan Goold
Bachelors - Finance, Indiana University
Masters - Environmental History, Harvard University

Director/Operating Officer - Vanessa Goold
Bachelors - Geography, Queens University
Masters - Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University


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Recommended Reading

Half Earth, E.O Wilson

The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert

The Moral Animal, Robert Wright

The Guardian

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