Prof. Mark CJ Stoddart is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Memorial University. He works primarily in the areas of environmental sociology, social movements, and communications and culture. His book, "Industrial Development and Eco-Tourisms: Can Oil Extraction and Nature Conservation Co-Exist?" was recently published by Palgrave Macmillan. His work on the social dimensions of climate change, nature-based tourism, oil development and conflict, and environmental movements has appeared in a wide range of national and international sociology and environmental social science journals.