Katrina is an Ecologist and the Director of Wild Otters Research fighting to protect smooth-coated otters, which in turn, protects the entire ecosystem.
Katrina will be able to more closely monitor the behavior of smooth-coated otters and thus streamline her efforts to protect them.
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Asia is developing at an unprecedented rate and it’s taking a severe toll on their rivers, lakes and mangroves. Overexploitation of natural resources, habitat loss and pollution is dramatically decreasing the number otters and thereby unbalancing ecosystems.
Katrina is an Ecologist and Director of Wild Otters Research
Katrina designs, manages and monitors various research projects to analyze smooth-coated otter populations and ecosystems
Based on data collected from the projects she determines appropriate efforts toward conservation.
Shares data and research with the global scientific community at conferences and workshops.
Spearheads community outreach programs with local communities to promote community ecology of rivers, mangroves, and lakes.
Collaborates with the government on legislation and initiatives to protect otter ecosystems.
Katrina and Wild Otters Research have collected unprecedented data on otter behavior and their role in various ecosystems
Held numerous workshops and internship programs with students, professors and even government officials on data collection, field methods, otter conservation, and mangrove conservation
Led community outreach programs to educate local communities and fishermen on the importance of otters in mangrove and river ecosystems
Katrina is on a mission to save otters and their vulnerable ecosystems.