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Conservation Scientist (Massachusetts)

Beth Pike holds a B.S. in Biology from Long Island University/Southampton and a M.E.M. in Coastal Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment with a certificate in geospatial analysis from the Duke Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab. Her master's thesis tied the movements of critically endangered right whales to the tidal movement of their prey in the Bay of Fundy. She previously researched right whales in the North Atlantic and humpback whales in the North Pacific. Beth has a 500-ton USCG Master's license has worked as a captain, mate and naturalist throughout Alaska, British Columbia, the South Pacific, Mexico, and Hawaii. Since joining the Marine Conservation Institute in 2011, Beth has supported many facets of the organization. Currently her work is focused on the outreach, communication and data management for our Marine Protection Atlas at