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Adam MacLeod

BA with Honours, Economics and Political Science from Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Academic Interests: Ecological economics, species conservation through consumer education.

Hometown: Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Nationality: British


Webpage: Youtube video made by Adam in the Westfjords.


Alex Allison

B.Sc. In Environmental Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus.


Academic Interests: The environment, sustainable development, renewable energy, and environmental restoration.


Hometown: St John's, Newfoundland

Nationality: Canadian


Alice Liu

Degree in Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong.

Academic Interests: Art, Art-related-tourism, social-economic researches.

Hometown: Hong Kong
Nationality: Chinese


Annukka Pekkarinen

BSc Biology (Biological and Environmental Sciences).

Benjamin Dippo

Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Forest Conservation Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Ontario Canada


Academic Interests: Climate change, coastal pollution, community adaptability


Nationality: Canadian


Carrie Drake

Bachelor of Science (Major: Natural Science, Minor: Geography), Lakehead University
Honors Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism, Lakehead University

Academic Interests: Sustainable tourism, conservation, and human dimensions of natural resource management.

Hometown: Kentville, Nova Scotia.
Nationality: Canadian

Carrie Drake on LinkedIn
Carrie's profile on the project.

Dafna Israel

BA Anthropology (physical) and French, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.


Academic Interests: Genetics, Conservation, sustainable development and climate change


Hometown: Jerusalem & Montreal
Nationality: Israeli


Danny O´Farrell

Honors Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism (Focus: National Parks and Leadership Development), Lakehead University.
Bachelor of Geography (Focus: Biogeography & geomorphology), Lakehead University.

Academic Interests: I am interested in a variety of areas in resource management, I have specific interests in salmonid ecology & management, traditional ecological knowledge, and using environmental education to help promote conservation and protection of ecosystems worldwide.

Hometown: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada & Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian

Edwin Liebig

BS Environmental Science with an Emphasis in Applied Ecology. California State University, Chico; Minor in Political Science. California State University, Chico.

Academic Interests: Renewable energy, Ocean conservation, Invasive species, Natural sciences, Environmental consultation, Environmental policy

Hometown: Bodega Bay, California

Nationality: American


K. Megan Chen

B.Comm (Bachelor's of Commerce) University of Toronto: Commerce & Finance Specialist, Economics Major, Biology Minor.

Academic Interests: Marine Biology, Marine Conservation & Environmental Economics.

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian


Katherine Dolmage

BSc in Biology from the University of Victoria.

Academic Interests: Sustainable fisheries, marine conservation.

Hometown: Campbell River, BC, Canada.
Nationality: Canadian.

Katie Auth

B.A. (2008) in History and French, concentration in Development Studies from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Academic Interests: International policy and community adaptation to climate change changes.


Hometown: Portland, ME d.
Nationality: American


Kyle Sharpe

Bachelor of Community Design (BCD), Dalhouise University.

Academic Interests: Arctic Issues, Spatial Planning, Policy & International Law.

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Nationality: Canadian.

Lauma Gulbe

BA, Tourism Organization and Management, Vidzemes Augstskola - Vidzeme University, Valmiera, Latvia

Academic Interests: Sustainability

Hometown: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvian

Liene Tiesnese

Natural science bachelor`s degree in environmental science, University of Latvia, Latvia.

Academic interests: Nature and Social issue interface.

Hometown: Salacgrīva, Latvia
Nationality: Latvian

Lisa Hentschel

B.Sc. Environment- and Natural Resource Management.

Academic Interests: Climate change, renewable energy, ocean & nature conservation.

Hometown: Neumünster / Vienna.
Nationality: German /Austrian.

Michael Andrew Howarth

BASc Environmental Health, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada; CPHIC, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.

Academic Interests: Health and Climate Change; Aquatic Environment Management

Hometown: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Nationality: Canadian/British

Roberta Soparaite

Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Vilnius University (Lithuania).

Academic interests: Perception, consumer behaviour and education.

Hometown: Klaipėda, Lithuania.
Nationality: Lithuanian.

Ryan O´Connell

Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Environmental Studies, University of Victoria.

Academic Interests: Sustainability; fisheries; the many ways that we interact with nature, and why some it works and some of it doesn't.

Hometown: Nelson, BC
Nationality: Canadian


Sara Martin

Bachelor of Science- Zoology from the University of Manitoba.

Academic interests: wildlife management and conservation, ecology, animal behaviour.

Hometown: Sioux Lookout, Ontario

Nationality: Canadian

Sarah Giltz

College of William and Mary- B.S. Biology.

Academic Interests: Marine Biology and Ecology.

Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia, USA.
Nationality: American.

Tzvi Arieli

BA Political Science and International Relations, Open University of Israel.

Academic Interests: Coastal Policy and Management, Society, Energy and Fossil Fuels, Global Warming. 

Hometown: Kiryat Arba - Hebron.
Nationality: Israeli

Webpage: Tzvi's blog in Russian.

Vilma Kuuliala

BA English, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Academic Interests: Environment Conservation, Sustainability, Linguistics, Sociology.


Hometown: Hämeenlinna, Finland.
Nationality: Finnish.


Blog in Finnish.


William Davies

BA Geography, University of Leeds.
MA Sustainable Development, University of Leeds.

Academic Interests: Sustainable development, environmental psychology and ecosystem management.


Hometown: London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British



„Ég mæli með CMM meistaranáminu fyrir erlenda námsmenn en þetta er vaxandi nám á mikilvægu sviði. Um leið kynnist maður menningu og fólki í nýju landi."

Traian Leu, USA CMM nemi 2008-2009