Gregory Stone

Stone discussed LONESOME GEORGE AND THE BATTLE FOR THE GALAPAGOS at the 2014 EFF.

Gregory S. Stone is Chief Scientist for Oceans and Executive Vice President at Conservation International (CI).  He pioneered research in Antarctica on marine mammals and later ice ecology and has written prolifically for science and popular publications and has lectured throughout the world.  He is a specialist in undersea technology and exploration and has logged thousands of hours SCUBA diving in all five oceans.  His numerous accolades and professional associations include being named a National Fellow of the Explorers Club, awarded the Pew Fellowship for Marine Conservation and the National Science Foundation/U.S. Navy Antarctic Service medal for his research in Antarctica.  He’s been named one of the five “Bostonians of the Year” by the Boston Globe in 2008.  Today, his work with CI focuses on global solutions for the oceans which include a metric for measuring ocean health, fisheries management, and ocean stewardship.