Geography 2050

Mr. Steven Canty

Smithsonian Institution

Mr. Steven Canty is the coordinator of the Smithsonian Marine Conservation Program in the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef and Eastern Pacific region. The program focuses on providing applied research to underpin and promote the management of marine resources. Mr. Canty has worked in the Mesoamerican Reef Ecoregion for over a decade. Much of his research has focused on the management of fisheries and designing marine reserves. More recently, his research has evolved to promote the management of the ecosystems that support these fisheries, focusing primarily on mangroves.