**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p>

Integrating science into management is not a passive process. It takes active collaboration and engagement across disciplines and jurisdictions. Ocean Science Trust has taught me how to bring people together to advance on climate change – an issue that challenges me both personally and professionally. And it’s why I’m here in Oakland – to figure out what we can actually do about it. 


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