What is your area of expertise in the field of conservation?
Professor Charles Sheppard
Charles enjoying the ocean
Tropical marine ecosystems, especially coral reefs
What are the key issues you are engaged with at the moment?
Work on conserving the Chagos archipelago – the world’s largest marine protected area, and Arabian regions
What could people in the outdoors do to protect and minimize their impact on the type of habitats you focus on?
Campaign to stop polluting them, overfishing them, and building on them!
How and why did you become involved with EOCA?
Requested to join by colleagues I have already worked with.