Excerpts from addresses delivered at the Beckman Center of the
National Academies on 15 April 2009:
With Pangea World’s expertise and experience, the partnership integrates UNESCO’s goals into a broader aspiration to plant, across the Pacific Island Region, a model sustainable economy that derives strength from the spectacular scientific value of the region’s natural heritage…
Dr. Visesio Pongi
Director, UNESCO Office for the Pacific States
None of us knows what the future holds. But what we do know is this: Combining the best faculty, California’s top students, and our supportive community with other regions such as the Pacific Island Region guarantees success in the future.
Dr. Michael V. Drake
Chancellor, University of California, Irvine
…a visionary combination of science and entrepreneurship…[it] offers a sustainable approach to the future. The concept of Pangea World is fresh and exciting.
Dr. Michael T. Clegg
Foreign Secretary, United States National Academy of Sciences
Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine