Dr. Böer is a professional project manager with over 30 years of international experience in the global environmental sciences, with longer service periods in Europe, the Arab Region, Africa, and Asia. He currently serves as UNESCO Natural Science Specialist in New Delhi, with a geographical focus on Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. His work addresses socio-ecological issues, such as climate change, ecosystem conservation and restoration, blue carbon ecosystems, science-education, catalyzing adaptation and mitigation options for sustainable human living. He published many books (including six volumes of the ‘Sabkha Ecosystems of the World’), produced several films, and global poster series on mangrove ecosystems and climate-science-literacy. He is co-editor of a new book series at Springer Nature ‘Blue Carbon Ecosystems for Sustainable Development’.