Scheduled Events

Join keynote speaker, marine biologist, policy expert, and writer Dr. Ayana Johnson  and Sumudu Atapattu, the director of Research Centers and senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School for a discussion of Johnson’s book, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate CrisisTogether, they will explore conservation solutions rooted in environmental justice including the Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank Johnson founded for the future of coastal cities.

To attend, register today for the Nelson Institute’s Earth Day 2021: Nature at Work: Inspiring Just Responses for an Unruly World. This free, online community event will take place April 22-23 and feature a range of educational sessions centered on environmental justice, as well as opportunities for live engagement.

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, a consulting firm for conservation solutions grounded in social justice, and founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for coastal cities. You’ll find her at the nexus of science, policy, and communication, building community around climate solutions.

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