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Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20560
Since its founding in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution has been committed to inspiring generations through knowledge and discovery. The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Z ... more
Chief Scientist and Coordinator Reef Rescuers Program
Marine Conservation Scientist
Post Doctoral Fellow
Schmidt Research Vessel Institute
Ocean Research & Conservation Association
University of Barcelona , Spain
University of Miami
Marine Environmental Protection
School of Ocean Sciences
Florida Institute of Technology
Dr. Sarah Frias-Torres is a broadly trained, fieldwork oriented marine ecologist and biological oceanographer.
ORCA - Ocean Research and Conservation Association - Team & Staff
Deep sea Mining; The new economic frontier
This new found 'Eldorado' on the ocean floors promising vast riches is not what it seems according to Dr Frias-Torres who foresees serious ecological threats to the delicate western Indian Ocean marine ecosystem. Dr Frias-Torres who studied the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon blowout which led to a major oil spill disaster says that deep sea drilling is a potential environmental tragedy in the making.
Sta. Lucia Land International - UK