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Dr. Sarah Frias-Torres

Research Collaborator, Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution


Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20560

United States

Company Description

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

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Employment History

Chief Scientist and Coordinator Reef Rescuers Program

Nature Seychelles

Scientific Consultant

The Science and Entertainment Exchange

Marine Conservation Scientist

MRAG Americas Inc


Post Doctoral Fellow
Schmidt Research Vessel Institute

Ocean Research & Conservation Association


B.S. degree

Marine Biology

University of Barcelona , Spain


Film Studies

University of Miami

M.S. degree

Marine Environmental Protection

School of Ocean Sciences



Biological Oceanography

Florida Institute of Technology

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Dr. Sarah Frias-Torres, Research Associate, Reef Rescuers Project

Dr. Sarah Frias-Torres is a broadly trained, fieldwork oriented marine ecologist and biological oceanographer. Her research interests include: (1) Effects of global climate change in tropical marine ecosystems, (2) Coral reef and mangrove ecosystem resilience, (3) Behavioral ecology and conservation biology of marine megafauna, (4) Life histories, reproduction and parental care in fishes, (5) Marine biodiversity and, (6) Development of novel low cost high-tech ocean sensors. Dr. Frias-Torres is committed in making her research available to the general public through science outreach, such us writing magazine or newspaper articles and documentary filmmaking. She is currently the Coordinator of the Reef Rescuers Program at Nature Seychelles.

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Dr Sarah Frias-Torres, Research Associate, Nature Seychelles

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Dr Sarah Frias-Torres, Research Associate, Nature Seychelles

ORCA - Ocean Research and Conservation Association - Team & Staff [cached]

Sara Frias-Torres, Ph.D. Post Doctoral Fellow

Deep sea Mining; The new economic frontier [cached]

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.

Marine scientist Dr David Obura (left) and Oceanographer Dr Sarah Frias-Torres

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