Loren McClenachan is a marine ecologist interested in long-term changes to marine animal populations. Her research focuses on historical ecology and the applied use of baselines, fisheries conservation, and marine extinction risk and consequences, with the goal of halting declines and promoting recovery of marine animals and ecosystems.
When Ecosystem Recovery Hinges on History: Intergenerational Memory and Marine Conservation
How many fish should you catch on an afternoon fishing trip? Marine ecologist Loren McClenachan thinks about the shifting baselines in our perception of recovery and change.