"Mangroves are a life support system for countless communities and species, and if we are to have truly sustainable coastal development it must go hand in hand with mangrove conservation."
Megan is part of the Resilient Coastal Ecosystems team at the World Wildlife Fund. She supports the Global Mangrove Alliance’s communications, writing about partner initiatives and engaging on social media. Megan also works with WWF’s coral reef monitoring and research projects and is developing an online application to accelerate coral reef data collection and sharing. She has a background in community-based conservation and conservation research, with studies ranging from Hawaiian sea turtle population movements to the impacts of climate change on forests in the Colorado Rockies. Megan graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Global Sustainable Development Studies.