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This Month’s Featured Expert

April 2014

John Martin

Head of Policy and Advocacy
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Land-use, Sustainability, Agriculture

Tell us about your background and your current role…

BSc Geography and MSc Leadership for Sustainable Development. Head of Policy and Advocacy with the RSPB in NI. Responsible for policy development and advocacy within land–use sectors and marine.

With regard to climate change what are the current issues facing your sector/area of expertise?

Wide scale habitat change and species movement as a result of changing climatic conditions.

With regard to climate change, what do you expect the future issues and solutions to be in your sector/area of expertise?

Large scale habitat restoration allowing connectivity between sites that can deliver for the green economy.