Amber is undertaking a PhD at the University of Edinburgh, researching the incorporation of climate change and variability in marine protected area (MPA) strategy and design. She is particularly interested in how MPAs can be an effective tool to support marine conservation and coastal livelihoods under future climate change conditions.
Amber has an MSc in Marine Systems and Policies from the University of Edinburgh. She completed her undergraduate degree in Environmental Sciences at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Miami. Amber has undertaken research in many ocean regions including the Caribbean, eastern tropical Pacific and Mozambique channel. Alongside her PhD she enjoys science communication – regularly writing blog posts, articles and helping to produce the podcast SciFeed.