A HEALTHIER OCEAN STARTS WITH COLLABORATING.
Dr. Boris Worm is a Marine Research Ecologist and Associate Professor at Dalhousie University, Canada. He has made many scientific contributions to the fields of marine ecology and fisheries conservation. He has been an influential part of eOceans, eManta, and eShark since 2010. More about Boris.
Brendon Sing is a professional scuba diver and Director of Shark Guardian, a UK Charity that designs, organizes and delivers state of the art and up-to-date shark awareness events, activities, presentations and projects worldwide. Brendon and Christine met in 2008 in Thailand, and he is an essential link between the eOceans Science Team & the Field Team. Through his work with Shark Guardian, he and his partner Liz, have recruited hundreds of people to the Field Team, which has resulted in thousands of observations being contributed every month to eShark.
Dr. Juerg Brunnschweiler is a marine biologist, with focus on sharks, marine tourism and marine protected area design, and has expertise in understanding how small-scale conservation projects can be successfully implemented in developing countries. He was instrumental in the set-up and establishment of the Shark Reef Marine Reserve in Fiji. Juerg has supported eShark through the Great Fiji Shark Count, since 2012.
Dr. Gretta Pecl is a marine ecologist at the University of Tasmania and lead scientist at REDMAP - a science-based citizen science project that uses the observations of the Australian community of divers and fishers to track what species are, and are not, on the move. Gretta provides scientific information and support to eOceans, and mutually celebrates the value of crowd-sourced data for monitoring marine ecosystems.