Desirable Tomorrows
International Conference

April 29, May 3, 4, 11, 18, 25, 31, June 7 2021

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Participants –  Gilles Boeuf

Gilles Boeuf
Gilles Boeuf is honorary professor at Sorbonne University where he carries out
his research within the research team « Integrative biology of marine
organisms » at the “Laboratoire Arago”, Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls
(OOB), in the Pyreneans, on the Mediterranean Sea. He spent 20 years at the
French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER) in Brest. He was
10 years as the director of the OOB, and from 2009 to 2015 he was chairman
of the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN) in Paris. He was also an
invited professor on the chair «Sustainable Development, energy, environment
and society» at the Collège de France for the academic year 2013-2014,
devoting his lessons to the subject of « Biodiversity and its interrelationship
with humankind ».
In 2015-2017, he was scientific advisor for life and wildlife sciences, climate and
ocean for Ségolène Royal, minister of environment, energy and sea. Presently,
he is member of the bureau of IPBES, International Platform for Biodiversity
and Ecological Services of United Nations and the chairman of the Scientific
Board of the French Agency for Biodiversity. In 2013, he received the Albert 1st
great medal for his career, devoted to the sea and the ocean.
GB is a specialist of marine and terrestrial biodiversity and environmental
physiology. He is the author of more than 400 publications including scientific
popularisation, book chapters, lectures and he is often invited in France and
abroad. He took part to more than 160 missions abroad in more than 100
countries in the world. He participates to many lectures, either public or
devoted to community staff, institution, Universities and s and firms on various
subjects: ocean life, living resources, the role of water in life, biodiversity,
biomimicry, and on the influence of climate change on the living.
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