LAMAVE attends ADEX China!

We are delighted to announce that Josie Yang, will be representing LAMAVE at this years ADEX China in Beijing. Josie, a local Beijinger and trained graphic designer currently works at the Western Academy of Beijing, however it is what she does in her free time that makes her such a passionate conservationist.  Josie’s life revolves around water - she is a PADI dive master and AIDA*** freediver and since 2012 she has been determinedly volunteering for the Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines. She has extensive experience volunteering with local and international NGOs such as WWF China and WildAid China and when she joins the LAMAVE team in the Philippines she is part of a whale shark and turtle conservation project, studying the effect of tourism on these incredible creatures.

ADEX China 2016 will take place at the Beijing Exhibition Centre between September 2-4. For more information go to www.adexchina.cn and be sure to look out for Josie’s talk “Diving with Giants. The power to protect.”

Josies bio:

楊婷是土生土長的北京人,她的生活周围的水转。她是一个PADI潜水长和AIDA**自由潜水员

2012年以来,她就志愿为菲律宾最大的独立的非盈利组织LAMAVE大型海洋脊椎动物研究所工作,致力于海洋巨型动物在菲律宾养护。

她是一名平面设计师,在北京京西国际学校的设计出版部门任职。她有着丰富的做志愿工作经验,参与野生救援协会和世界自然基金会。

当她在菲律宾时,是LAMAVE鲸鲨和海龟保护项目的一部分,研究旅游业对这些令人难以置信海洋生物的影响。

 

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