CMR Audio Project – Episode 3 – Dr Denning Metuge

As part of my post-doctorate position at the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research at the Nelson Mandela University, I get to interview people who have a link to the CMR, or whose work is relevant to the broad scope of the CMR.

Episode 3 is with a fellow post-doctoral researcher, Dr Denning Metuge. Here is an extract of Denning’s profile over at a Nelson Mandela University web-page (link): “Denning took up the post-doctoral fellowship in the Chair of the Law of the Sea and Development in Africa in 2019”.

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Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in the CMR audio project episodes are those of the participants alone, and do not necessarily reflect any position of the CMR of the Nelson Mandela University.

CMR Audio Project – Episode 2 – Prof Janine Adams

As part of my post-doctorate position at the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research at the Nelson Mandela University, I get to interview people who have a link to the CMR, or whose work is relevant to the broad scope of the CMR.

Episode 2 is with shallow water ecosystems expert, Prof Janine Adams. Here is an extract of Janine’s Bio over at a Nelson Mandela University website (LINK): “Prof Adams’ current research focus areas are blue carbon ecosystems and response to climate change, mangrove and salt marsh ecology, and water quality management of estuaries. Prof Adams plays an important role in ensuring that science and knowledge of aquatic environments is communicated to managers and policymakers. She has published over 150 articles in peer-reviewed research journals and has made a significant contribution to global knowledge on shallow-water ecosystems. Her work is nationally and internationally acclaimed, and she is regularly sought out as an expert on international scientific panels and symposiums.”

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Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in the CMR audio project episodes are those of the participants alone, and do not necessarily reflect any position of the CMR of the Nelson Mandela University.

CMR Audio Project – Episode 1 – Dr Berny Snow

As part of my post-doctorate position at the Institute for Coastal and Marine Research at the Nelson Mandela University, I get to interview people who have a link to the CMR, or whose work is relevant to the broad scope of the CMR.

Episode 1 is with the director of the CMR, Dr Berny Snow. Here is Berny’s profile over at researchgate.net: “Currently I am working on a few transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary projects with a team of researchers and post graduate students. Including socio-economic studies, pro-environmental behaviour, worldviews and ocean connectedness; sustainable and resilient coastal communities; integrated and dynamic ocean and coastal management and SMART water management. My key focal area is social-ecological systems .”

Comments or questions welcome: [email protected]

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in the CMR audio project episodes are those of the participants alone, and do not necessarily reflect any position of the CMR of the Nelson Mandela University.

Podcast #2: Anton Botha (former Mandela-Rhodes and Fullbright Scholar, and United Nations Employee)

Anton joined me on the podcast to chat about some ideas he has after his time working for the United Nations. We start with his thoughts in this regard, and branch quite far out from there. 

Follow Anton on Instagram: LINK

His less regular Tweets: LINK

A recent Thoughtleader.co.za article by Anton: A new world awaits: Who is brave enough to imagine it?