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Ryan Merrill is a recent Doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability, Strategy and Innovation and an Adjunct Professor at Singapore Management University. He has spent 10 years in higher management in institutional finance, energy research, education, and consulting, and holds a PhD in Environmental Policy from the University of Southern California. Ryan is extremely passionate about the promise of mangrove forestry to lead the fight against climate change and is doing excellent work with his organization The Global Mangrove Trust.
In this podcast, Ryan talks to us about the importance of mangroves in the fight against #climatechange and the mission and basis for his organization, Global Mangrove Trust.
02:24 – Global Mangrove Trust - mission and vision
12:14 – Politics and policy
17:08 – The key role of mangroves
20:59 – Conservation awards for community stewardship of the forest
29:15 – Climate change narrative
32:57 – Ryan’s call to action