Catherine E. Hart

Member of the National System of Researchers (Level 1: Mexico), Catherine graduated with a degree in Marine Biology from the Technological Institute of Bahía de Banderas (2004-2008), she has a master’s degree in Conservation and Biodiversity from the University of Exeter- England (2008-2009) and PhD in Biosystematics, Ecology and Management of Natural and Agricultural Resources […]

Elizabeth Gutiérrez Llanos

Professional in Fisheries Engineering, he has developed his work in the artisanal fisheries of Peru, supporting and developing projects for the evaluation, mitigation, and reduction of incidental capture of vulnerable marine species (cetaceans, turtles and elasmobranchs), where he works directly with fishermen and artisanal shipowners. of the deep-sea fleet, I also train artisanal and industrial […]

Aliki Panagopoulou

I have been involved in sea turtle conservation since 1994, starting my career working for the conservation of loggerhead turtles in Greece. After several years in charge of ARCHELON’s conservation projects in Greece, I left for the United States where I received my Ph.D. in Environmental Science under Dr. James R. Spotila in 2015. I […]

Jairo Coronado

I am originally from the municipality of San Juan del Sur, Department of Rivas, Nicaragua. I have worked for fifteen years in the conservation of sea turtles through the protection of their nesting sites, and monitoring the nesting beaches, as well as the reefs. I love the leatherback turtle and I am committed to being […]

Claudia Evelyn Dueñas de Merlos

Since becoming a professional, he has worked on sea turtle conservation projects and wildlife inventories in coastal marine areas. Currently, she coordinates the wildlife projects at FUNZEL, 5 of them are about sea turtles on the coast of El Salvador, coordinating the incubation work, hatchery management, turtle release events that involve public and private participation, […]

Juan Fernando Pesántez Muñoz

Marine biologist and Research Projects. Founding Member and Director of the Fundación Contamos Contigo Ecuador. Ocean Technician and Educator at the “Reina Laúd” Turtle Camp. President of the Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ecuador Hub Manabí. He works on research and conservation of sea turtles and research on the problem of microplastics. He is a speaker […]

Kerly Briones

Ecotourism engineer, currently Vice President of the Fundación Contamos Contigo Ecuador, and Director of the first turtle camp in Ecuador “Reina Laúd”. Since 2016, she leads groups of volunteers with awareness programs for the protection and rescue of sea turtles. She has more than 15 years of experience promoting ecotourism in Manabí, dabbling in the […]

Mike Liles

Mike is the Founder and Scientific Director of the ProCosta Association. He has over 15 years of experience working with local communities in Central America to promote biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Mike has a Ph.D. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University and currently serves as Regional Vice-President […]

Karla Barrientos Muñoz

Karla is the Co-Founder and Director of the Fundación Tortugas del Mar. She is a Biologist from the University of Antioquia. She is the Coordinator for Colombia of WIDECAST (Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network). She has been a member of the International Society of Sea Turtle Specialists since 2011. She has worked in conservation, […]

Delia Karen E. Oceguera Camacho

Karen graduated in Marine Biology in 2002 from the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS) and has a Master’s degree from the same institution (2008). She worked on a sea turtle research project with the Brazilian NGO TAMAR in the States of Bahia, Sergipe, and Espíritu Santo, from January to April 2006, where she […]