Laureate Feature: Ecotrust - Marine Map
Friday, Feb. 17, 2012
Who: Astrid J. Scholz, Ph.D, Ecotrust VP
What: Ecotrust, www.ecotrust.org/marineplanning/
Where: United States
When: The Tech Awards 2011 Intel Environment Award Laureate: www.thetechawards.thetech.org/
How: Ecotrust builds collaborative solutions enabling stakeholders, communities and agencies to make better decisions about natural resources—MarineMap is an example. Our approach combines the use of knowledge, technology, and capital to create resilient ecosystems and coastal communities. More than 50% of the world’s population lives within 50 miles of the ocean, and in many parts of the world rely on the ocean to make their living.