About

Natalie, born in Germany, passionate about the oceans, studied the B.Sc. in Marine Science in Perth, Australia and finished the M.Sc. in ‘International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology’ (ISATEC) in Bremen, northern Germany. In April 2018 she was awarded the CAMPUS Award – Research for a sustainable future  for the work of her Master thesis. Meanwhile she has been featured online in blogs, newspapers and the radio. She is the first All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador for Germany (2019-2020) and a founding member of the Youth4Ocean Forum. Now she focusses on a PhD at the University of Waikato, New Zealand and on ways to become more aware how to live a more sustainable and caring life for our environment.

Photo credit: Till Thomson

Publications:
To feed or not to feed? Coral Reef Fish Responses to Artificial Feeding and Stakeholder Perceptions in the Aitutaki Lagoon, Cook Islands

Understanding How Microplastics Affect Marine Biota on the Cellular Level Is Important for Assessing Ecosystem Function: A Review

For a World Without Boundaries: Connectivity Between Marine Tropical Ecosystems in Times of Change

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