MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS
Assistant professor CEOCUAL University of Almeria, Spain and Marta Abreu de las Villas, Cuba Director of Nature & Oceans of the Americas, NGO of Costa Rica, El Ejido, Almeria
Dr Marga López is a specialist in sea turtles and climate change. Currently, she is an assistant professor at CECOUAL-UAL in Spain and Marta Abreu de las Villas University of Cuba. For 15 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 behavioural patterns. Lately, she is addressing global analysis to find new conservation strategies to minimise climate change effects. Marga also has a mission in life to empower women in science to achieve their dreams.