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Dune Ives is Executive Director of the Lonely Whale Foundation. Former head of Paul Allen's Vulcan Philanthropy, Dune has designed and overseen change-making initiatives that address key drivers of environmental degradation and species decline. Notably, Dune led the Great Elephant Census, Global Fin Print, Smart Catch and the BLM Coal Leasing Program PEIS lawsuit. She also led Paul Allen's $100M Global Ebola commitment and the Allen Distinguished Educators program. Dune holds her Ph.D. in Psychology, is co-founder of The Green Sports Alliance and an inaugural member of Al Gore’s The Climate Project.