Dr. Jen Guyton is a National Geographic Explorer and a Digital Storytelling Fellow – Fulbright Program, U.S. Department of State.
Dr. Guyton earned her PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University after receiving her BSc in Conservation and Resource Studies from U.C. Berkeley.
Andrea’s Fine Art Photography came as a natural evolution of this professional career. His work has been exhibited both in Italy and abroad. He participated with a personal show at the VII Biennale di Fotografia in Turin and won the 1998 First Award in the Italian selection of the Fuji European Press Award.
Paul is a Hong Kong-based photojournalist and wildlife trade consultant who focuses on global environmental and conservation issues and endeavors to bring about urgent change in the way we treat our surroundings. Presently, he is working on the palm oil issue: documenting deforestation, land clearing, and the wildlife trade in Sumatra’s Leuser Eco-system, Indonesia, in collaboration with Rainforest Action Network (RAN), Wildlife Asia and Forest Nature and Environment Aceh (HAkA).
Dr. Octavio Aburto
Octavio is the Director of the Gulf of California Marine Program. He is an Assistant Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) and a professional photographer associate with the International League of Conservation Photographers.
Dr. Aburto obtained his PhD at the Center of Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at SIO and was honored with the Jean Fort Award by the University of California, San Diego for his significant contribution to an issue of public concern through his doctoral research. As a Kathryn Fuller and Hellman Fellow, his research and photographs have focused on marine protected areas and commercially exploited marine species in Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the U.S. His photographs have been part of several conservation projects worldwide and have won international photography contests including a gold place in the Our World Underwater 2016.
Wildlife and nature photographer, based in Guatemala City, Guatemala.