Stephanie Wear

Meet the scientist video, grades 3–12



Stephanie is a marine biologist and The Nature Conservancy’s director of coral reef conservation. She has snorkeled in a jellyfish lake in Palau, come face-to-face with a Komodo dragon in Indonesia, swam with sharks in the Bahamas, and camped in the deserts of Namibia. She has lived and worked in the Caribbean, Hawaii, and the Florida Keys and is now settled with her family in Gainesville, Florida. She continues to travel the world with two little ones as she works to develop a global network of coral reef managers. Follow her on Twitter at @stephwear.

Published November 2013