Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Heather Mannix and Stephanie Green

Grorud-Colvert is an assistant professor at Oregon State University, where she studies the ecology of marine species and marine protected areas. As assistant director of policy engagement for COMPASS, Mannix works to facilitate constructive discussion and interaction between scientists and decision-makers. Green is an assistant professor at the University of Alberta, where she pairs ecological and social science approaches to understand the outcomes of conservation for people and nature. The views expressed are their own.