Marga L Rivas
Researcher at University of Cádiz; Lecturer at Marta Abreu de las Villas University; Director of Nature & Oceans of the Americas NGO of Costa Rica
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Dr Marga López Rivas is a researcher at University of Cádiz, Spain; Lecturer at Marta Abreu de las Villas University in Cuba; and Director of Nature & Oceans of the Americas NGO of Costa Rica. Additionally, she is leading an international network on Biodiversity and climate change including 20 researchers from 10 Latin-American countries, and the director of International Congress Conserbio, being the 7th edition this year.
In the last 18 years, she has been involved in projects focused on species conservation research and coordination at non-governmental institutions. Her research activities are focused on better understanding the impact of anthropogenic and climate change effects on marine fauna. Lately, she is addressing global analysis to find new conservation strategies to minimize climate change effects.
Marga also has a mission in life empowering women in science to achieve their dreams.