Rob Moir is an educator, scientist and environmental activist who has dedicated his career to creating educational, community, and policy partnerships to advocate for the preservation/restoration of waterways, wildlife and to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Since 2007, he has served as the Executive Director of the Ocean River Institute. He is the founding chair of the board of Ocean Champions, and co-founder of Salem Sound Coastwatch. He has worked as a science teacher, assistant scientist for Sea Education Association, and curator of natural history at the Peabody Essex Museum. He serves on the Boston Harbor Islands National & State Park Partnership, and as senior advisor for Entelligent. He was active in the passage of the Massachusetts Ocean Planning Act and the Massachusetts 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap. Dr. Moir holds a Bachelor of Arts in natural sciences from Hampshire College, and a Master of Science in teaching in science education and environmental management from Antioch University. He has studied ecology at the Marine Biological Laboratory and climate sciences at USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies. In 2002, he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in environmental studies at Antioch University. Dr. Moir is a longtime Switzer Environmental Fellow.
Dr. Moir spoke with Star Jones about his drive to save the environment and his long career in conservation.
Dr. Moir spoke in-depth about his inspiration and insights gained over decades of environmental advocacy work.
Dr. Moir was featured in Bloomberg Magazine as a Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientist.
Dr. Moir had the opportunity to share his success story in Millennium Magazine.
Due to the nature of his work, Dr. Moir was profiled in Forbes Magazine.
Upon receiving the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Moir was featured in the Wall Street Journal.
In his radio interview, Dr. Moir speaks about his twofold approach to helping the environment. First, his Political Action Campaign, Global Warming Solutions, focuses on promoting ecologically sound policy. Second, the Ocean River Institute works with communities to help inform citizens about the effect that each of us has on the environment.
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