Dr. Greg Stone

Dr. Greg Stone

Chief Ocean Scientist + Executive Vice President, Betty + Gordon Moore Center for Science + Oceans

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Greg Stone is one of the world’s leading authorities on marine conservation policy and ocean health issues. A lifelong scientific explorer and prolific diver (with more than 7,000 dives to date), he is currently Vice-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Ocean Governance. Since 2000, Greg has led the effort to create one of the world's largest marine protected areas around the Phoenix Islands in Kiribati, pioneering the use of market-based mechanisms to conserve ocean biodiversity which encourage economic opportunity for local communities. For this accomplishment he was named one of the National Geographic Society's “2007 Adventurers of the Year” and is considered an authority on these innovative marine conservation models. Learn more.

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