Christopher Free

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Christopher Free


My work in Mongolia has focused on the ecology and conservation of endangered fish in Lake Hovsgol and the rivers of its watershed. Specifically, I have worked on the impacts of anthropogenic stressors such as illegal fishing, hydropower development, microplastic pollution, and climate change on Mongolian fish populations using a mixture of field survey, interview, and modeling approaches. I am interested in working to build Mongolia’s capacity for natural resource management and in developing new collaborations across ecology, conservation, and management in Mongolia. I am trained as an ecologist / natural resource scientist and have extensive GIS and programming skills in addition to five years of experience working in Mongolia.



  • Fish
  • Fisheries
  • Ecology
  • Conservation
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Population Dynamics
  • Statistics

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