Katrina Abhold is a Researcher at Ecologic Institute, where she researches marine and coastal environmental issues focusing on socioeconomics, pollution, and climate change adaptation measures and policies. She is working as part of the EEA European Topic Centre on Island, Coastal and Marine Waters (ETC-ICM), which supports the European Environmental Agency (EEA). She also works on the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) projects Towards a Clean-Litter Free European Marine Environment through Scientific Evidence Innovative Tools and Good Governance (CleanSea), Policy-Oriented Marine Environmental Research in the Southern European Seas (PERSEUS) and Bottom-Up Climate Adaptation Strategies for a Sustainable Europe (BASE). She gained her MSc in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Economics with a minor in Geography/Environmental Studies from the University of California-Los Angeles.

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