Paul Bunje

Senior Director, Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

Paul Bunje is the senior director for the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE. He joined XPRIZE with more than 12 years’ experience in science, policy, education, and environmental leadership. He was the founding executive director of the UCLA Center for Climate Change Solutions and the managing director of the Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability. In both roles, he facilitated research and communication between scientists, decision makers and the public. He has served as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Environmental Protection Agency. Bunje has also worked an educator at science museums in California and Minnesota. 

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The ocean is 1.1 trillion gallons of seawater, 139.7 million square miles of liquid surface, and contains countless... See more
Oceans absorb a quarter of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. Once considered a storage unit for the mounting... See more