Excellence in Science
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2013

Dr. Boris Worm and Dr. Lotze Heike

Dr. Boris Worm and Dr. Heike Lotze Working both separately and in collaboration this husband and wife team of scientists from Dalhousie University in Canada have continued to expand on the work of the late Ransom Myers, the first Benchley science award winner. Through their extensive body of work they have significantly increased the world’s knowledge about the changing abundance and diversity of the planet’s fish and marine wildlife populations and the impact of nutrient pollution and other human activities on marine ecosystems.