Dr. Leslie Mabon

Dr Leslie Mabon is a Lecturer in Environmental Systems at the Open University in the United Kingdom. He is an interdisciplinary social scientist, who is interested in how coastal societies and communities can enhance their resilience to environmental change. Leslie is especially interested in just transitions for coastal regions that rely on carbon-intensive industries; and in nature-based approaches to climate change adaptation and resilience. As well as his native Scotland, Leslie has extensive research activities in east- and south-east Asia, especially Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam. Leslie is also a member of the Young Academy of Scotland. You can read more about his work at resilientcoastal.zone or on Twitter @ljmabon