Dr. Julius Ibukun Agboola is a Marine Environmental Scientist, an Ecosystem and Resource Management Specialist and an experienced University Lecturer. He recently concluded a Postdoctoral Fellowship programme with the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU IAS), having worked and conducted research with the UNU IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa on Marine Governance and Coastal Management and Satoumi related studies. He currently lectures and carries out research at the Department of Fisheries and the Centre for Environment and Science Education (CESE), Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria. Dr. Agboola’s research interests cover several aspects of global environmental change, including biogeochemical cycle of carbon and nitrogen in coastal ecosystems, land-ocean interaction, primary productivity, biodiversity, and examining the gradients and responses of physical, chemical and biological components of the aquatic ecosystems to environmental change. He is also interested in the application of GIS in coastal ecosystem dynamic studies, integrating social and biophysical issues for sustainability and climate change research. He holds an MSc in Environmental Resource Management and a PhD in Environmental Science from Hokkaido University, Japan.