Helene Marsh Australian Marine Sciences Association 2022

Helene Marsh

Helene Marsh AO is a marine conservation biologist with more than 40 years’ experience in research into species conservation, management and policy with particular reference to tropical coastal and riverine megafauna, especially marine mammals. She is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and her research has been recognised by awards from the Pew Foundation, the Society for Conservation Biology, the American Society of Mammalogists and the Australian Marine Science Association. The policy outcomes of her research include significant contributions to the science base of the conservation of dugongs in Australia and internationally at a global scale (IUCN, UNEP, Convention for Migratory Species) and by providing advice to the governments of some 14 countries. Helene chairs the Australian Threatened Species Scientific Committee, a statutory committee that makes recommendations to the federal Minister for Environment and is a Vice President and Secretary Biological Sciences of the Australian Academy of Science. She is a past President of the international Society of Marine Mammalogy, Co–chair of the IUCN Sirenia Specialist Group and on the editorial boards of Conservation Biology, Endangered Species Research and Oecologia. For further information see https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/helene.marsh.

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