Marine biologist; veterinarian; author; cinematographer; sculptor; Director of Animal Care at Dalhousie University; research focuses on veterinary aspects of fish, reptiles, and amphibians, and shark ecology; co-founder of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG) in 2004; co-teaches a summer field course, Biology and Conservation of Sharks, Skates and Rays, at Dalhousie University; first diver to tag a torpedo ray underwater; has been involved in the production of more than 50 television documentaries; founding Director of Wild in Blue; author of Eastern Tidepool and Reef: North Atlantic Marine Life (1997); a.k.a. CHC. (SOURCE: Diving Almanac)
Marine biologist specialized in marine mammal ecology and ecosystem biodiversity; conservationist; mediator between traditionally conflicting stakeholders including ocean fisheries, whaling, shipping and conservation; CEO of M - Expertise Marine, a consulting firm on marine science and scientific communication; former Assistant Professor at the University of Tromsø; speaker at TED; author; public speaker; radio and television host; has conducted research around the world including Canada, the Caribbean, Africa and Scandinavia; advocates an approach linking research, conservation and education as the best way to protect the oceans for future generations. (SOURCE: Diving Almanac)
Paul is a retired principal of a trade school located in Drummondville, Quebec. He was part of the team that designed and built GEERG's shark observation cage in 1999, and he was a key player in the acquisition and modernisation of our flagship research vessel, the Skalugsuak.
Diving Safety Officer (DSO) and aquarist at the Montreal Biodome; Executive of the Canadian Association for Underwater Science. (SOURCE: Diving Almanac)