Julia Biscaia Zamoner
Co-founder and Executive Secretary at Geração Oceano X Institute, Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Julia Biscaia Zamoner has a Bachelor’s degree in Oceanography and a Master’s degree in Ecology by the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, with a 15-month period at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is also a scientific diver. Her research was developed within the Long Term Ecological Research at Brazilian Oceanic Islands (PELD-ILOC) and focused on temporal dynamics of reef benthic communities and the influence of oceanographic drivers. Currently, Julia is Co-founder and Executive Secretary at the Geração Oceano X Institute, developing projects in the Ocean-Climate-Water nexus towards Ocean health and sustainability, and an All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador. She is a volunteer at the Brazilian Oceanic Horizon Program from the Brazilian Future Ocean Panel (HOB-PainelMar); at the Sustainable Ocean Alliance Hub Brazil; at the Mobilisation Support Group of the UN Ocean Decade in southern Brazil; at the Women’s League for the Ocean; and at the UFSC’s Reef Ecology Lab. Julia is also a fellow of the Youth Climate Leaders network and of Waterlution. She is constantly striving to gather and apply in practice knowledge in oceanography, ecology, climate and water resources in favor of the environment and society.