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Robert Bonde - Scientific Advisor

Robert Bonde – Scientific Advisor

Dr Robert Bonde is a Research Biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and holds an adjunct faculty position with the graduate school of the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine. Bob has been studying manatees for 38 years and specializes in their natural history,...Read More

Tim Collins - Scientific Advisor

Tim Collins – Scientific Advisor

Tim Collins has worked with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) since 2002 and leads WCS marine mammal work in Central West Africa, focusing principally on Congo and Gabon. He holds an MS and is the IUCN Cetacean Specialist Group Africa Coordinator. Tim has focused effort...Read More

Nicola Hodgins - Scientific Advisor

Nicola Hodgins – Scientific Advisor

Nicola has worked with international charity, Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) since 2005 and has extensive expertise on small cetaceans, strandings and managing local researchers and relationships, predominantly throughout Africa and Asia. Nicola leads WDCs work on the global capture (both deliberate hunts and the...Read More

Daniel Ingram - Scientific Advisor

Daniel Ingram – Scientific Advisor

Dr. Dan Ingram is currently a Future Leaders Research Fellow at the University of Kent. Dan is a Scientific Councilor for the Aquatic Wild Meat Working Group of the Convention on Migratory Species and has a special interest in migratory megafauna. Dan is also a...Read More

Margaret Hunter - Scientific Advisor

Margaret Hunter – Scientific Advisor

Dr. Margaret Hunter directs the Conservation Genetics laboratory at the U.S. Geological Survey in Gainesville, Florida. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Aquatic Animal Health Program. Dr. Hunter's research focuses on conservation genetics and genomics...Read More

Charlie Innis - Scientific Advisor

Charlie Innis – Scientific Advisor

Dr. Charles Innis received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Cornell University and his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been working full time at New England Aquarium since 2005, where he is currently Director of...Read More

Thomas Leuteritz - Scientific Advisor

Thomas Leuteritz – Scientific Advisor

Dr. Thomas Leuteritz is a herpetologist and conservation biologist for the U.S. Government, responsible for scientific evaluations and recommendations pursuant to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Before joining the government, Thomas worked as the director of...Read More

Miriam Marmontel

Miriam Marmontel – Scientific Advisor

Miriam Marmontel is a Brazilian oceanographer who specializes in aquatic mammals, particularly the Amazonian manatee. She became involved with aquatic mammals in the late 1970s while at the Universidade do Rio Grande in her native Brazil and holds a MSc degree from University of Miami....Read More

Helene Marsh - Scientific Advisor

Helene Marsh – Scientific Advisor

Helene Marsh FAA, FTSE is a conservation biologist with some 40 years’ experience in research into species conservation, management and policy with particular reference to tropical coastal and riverine megafauna, particularly dugongs. Helene is committed to informing interdisciplinary solutions to biodiversity conservation problems and has...Read More


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