Shannon Dosemagen – How the BP Oil Spill Inspired a New Citizen Science Model | Bioneers

Shannon Dosemagen will describe how communities worldwide are being equipped to use new tools to redefine expertise and mobilize local intelligence to protect public health and ecosystems. As Co-Founder/President of the multiple award-winning New Orleans-based Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science, she helped launch the Public Lab in response to the BP oil spill. Today it’s a groundbreaking platform and resource for citizen science environmental activism nationally and internationally. Introduction by Joshua Fouts, Bioneers Executive Director.

This speech was given at the 2015 Bioneers Annual Conference.

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