Meigan Henry

Can the Environment and the Economy Thrive Together?

By Meigan Henry “People often pit the economy against the environment, making us choose between one or the other, but that’s a futile dichotomy,“ argued Jane Lubchenco (Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator, NOAA) in Friday’...

Fishermen, Photographers, Royals, and the World Oceans Summit

By Meigan Henry With the South China Sea as backdrop, the first ever World Oceans Summit (WOS) officially opened this morning to a packed room. John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist and WOS Chairman, began by explaining that The Economist’...

World Oceans Summit in Singapore Kicks Off Today

By Meigan Henry Singapore is playing host this week to The Economist’s World Oceans Summit.  Presented in association with National Geographic, the event will bring together over 200 global leaders, including scientists, businesses, and representatives from governments, NGOs, and other ...