Can Outdoor Recreation Help Manage Environmental Change?

Bob addresses his connection with the ocean in his talk, which explores our conscious admiration for our planet and what that might mean for the way we care for the earth. He dives into the modern climate crisis and ways in which we can improve societal awareness of the issue.

His talk questions the role outdoor recreation can play in managing environmental change. Dr Bob Brewin is a lecturer in Environmental Science at the University of Exeter, Penryn. After completing a PhD in marine remote sensing at the University of Plymouth, he worked as a marine scientist at Plymouth Marine Laboratory and for the UK National Centre for Earth Observation before joining the University of Exeter in 2019. His research focuses on the use of satellite data for understanding marine biogeochemistry and on marine-based citizen science. He’s conducted research globally, spending months at sea collecting oceanographic data for verifying and testing satellite data on the oceans. Bob’s a passionate and enthusiastic marine scientist with a keen interest in outdoor recreation.