Arribada of olive ridley turtles in Ostional Costa Rica

Dr. Christine Figgener

RESEARCH, CONSERVATION & Scicomm

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THE SEA TURTLE BIOLOGIST 

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A MARINE CONSERVATION BIOLOGIST, AUTHOR,
SCIENCE COMMUNICATOR & PASSIONATE OCEAN ADVOCATE..

Christine Figgener has dedicated her life to the study and conservation of sea turtles and their oceanic habitat, while educating the public about the many threats our oceans are facing.

Dr. Christine Figgener with baby leatherback sea turtle in Gandoca Costa Rica

MEINE REISE MIT DEN MEERESSCHILDKRÖTEN

Christine's book "Meine Reise mit den Meeresschildkröten"

(My Journey with Sea Turtles) will be first published in German by Malik in March 2023, and in English by Greystone Books in 2024.

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NAMED A TIME NEXT GENERATION LEADER

TIME Magazine named Christine a Next Generation Leader in 2018 for her outreach work about ocean plastic pollution.

MEDIA APPEARANCES

RESEARCH

CONSERVATION

@SeaTurtleBiologist