clockTime to watch: 03:31Posted on December 19, 2016

Kerstin Forsberg

Rolex Awards Laureate, 2016

Kerstin Forsberg is a biologist from Peru, who is working to save one of the most majestic creatures in the sea – the giant manta ray. These unique fish, which are caught for their gills and meat, are at high risk of extinction. She is working to give local fisherman new livelihoods and to raise awareness of all vulnerable marine species.

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