Oluseyi Fayanju is a former fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund. As part of the organization’s Mississippi River Delta program, he worked on restoration of the Gulf Coast after the BP oil spill, and served as one of the main contributors to Restoration and Resilience, a blog that focused on the links between ecosystem resilience and economic recovery in coastal environments. You can follow him on Twitter @seyifayanju. The opinions expressed are his own.