Rafaella Lobo is a PhD student in Marine Science and Conservation at the Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University. Advised by Dr. Lisa Campbell, her current interests are on the challenges of international governance for conservation, particularly at the intersection of North-South issues.

She is also part of the podcast team that brought Seas the Day to life.

Before coming to Duke, she got her Masters in Political Science from the University of Central Florida, with a focus on Environmental Politics, and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, from PUC-GO, in Brazil - her home country. She has volunteered, interned and worked with marine/environmental institutions, such as the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute, the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, and the World Wildlife Fund. She’s been the Alexandra Cousteau Environment and Global Climate Change Fellow, and the Duke Global Policy Fellow.

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Marine Lab

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