Camille Rivera is a marine biologist and the Co-Founder of Oceanus Conservation, a nonprofit organization aiming to restore the remaining blue carbon habitats in the Philippines. She is also a recent 2022 National Geographic Explorer working on using technology to enhance citizen science monitoring of mangroves and seagrass. With a decade of experience in coastal management and marine conservation, she led various community-based mangrove restoration projects, facilitated sustainable livelihood to communities, and educated young people in ocean conservation. Camille received her MSc in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at the University of Ghent, Belgium and a training scholarship from the Center of Excellence in Observational Oceanography at the Alfred Wegner Institute in Germany.
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