Chris Haney

Chief Scientist
Chris oversees Defenders’ Conservation Science and Economics division, which provides research and analysis to guide and support Defenders’ science-based policy and advocacy agenda. Research priorities include wildlife viability and adaptation to climate change; biodiversity conservation; and natural resource economics, including conservation incentives.

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Plastic trash, ©Angelo Villagomez/Marine Photobank

Plastic Threats to Wildlife »

More than 250 species of fish, sea turtles, marine birds, seals, whales and dolphins have suffered from eating or becoming entangled in marine debris from plastics. It’s up to us to put an end to our plastic waste.