Diva Amon is a Trinidadian-British deep-sea biologist. In this capacity, she researches the weird and wonderful animals of the deep ocean, an area of the world that remains under-explored.
Diva Amon examines the effects of human activity upon these deep-sea organisms. She has spent over a year of her life on expeditions around the world, exploring previously unknown ocean habitats from Antarctica to the Mariana Trench. She is an active participant in these explorations and has dived to to 2.6 kilometres below the ocean surface.
Sharing her science with the public, fellow scientists, and policymakers is of the utmost importance. Diva hopes to spread understanding and knowledge of this little-known environment. She often speaks at the United Nations, International Seabed Authority, COP CBD, and the Nobel Prize. Additionally, Diva has filmed with the BBC, National Geographic, and CNN, to name just a few. Diva Amon is also the co-founder of the non-profit NGO, SpeSeas, dedicated to increasing marine science, education, and advocacy in Trinidad and Tobago.
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