Jann Vendetti is the Twila Bratcher Chair in Malacological Research at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Malacology is the study of mollusks (snails, clams, octopus), and Jann's focus is snails. She was a postdoctoral researcher at California State University, Los Angeles and received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley's Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology. She is interested in urban biodiversity of snail and slug species, both introduced and native.
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Dr. Eugenie Clark, the “Shark Lady”: https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/sharks-rays/eugenie-clark-shark-lady
Sylvia Earle - Mission Blue Foundation: https://mission-blue.org/
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