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Michael M'Gonigle

Professor Emeritus

Environmental Studies

Member of the Bar, J.S.D., LL.M, LL.B, MSc, BA Hon.

About Michael M'Gonigle

A political economist and environmental lawyer, Dr. M'Gonigle has an extensive background in environmental activism, including as a co-founder of Greenpeace International, SmartGrowth BC, Forest Futures (Dogwood Initiative) and as a founding co-director of the Sierra Legal Defense Fund.

As Chair of the Board of Greenpeace Canada, he initiated the Greenpeace forest campaign in 1990. Most recently he was a member of the Legal Mechanisms Experts Team devising innovative legal mechanisms for aboriginal and community-based management of British Columbia's Central and North Coasts.