Jacinta Shackleton

Jacinta Shackleton

Jacinta Shackleton is a Master Reef Guide and marine biologist who researches the mesmerising world beneath the waves and inspires people to protect it.

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Jacinta Shackleton
Jacinta is a marine biologist, Master Reef Guide, photographer and videographer from Australia. A thirst for adventure runs in Jacinta Shackleton’s blood. A relative of esteemed Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, Jacinta spends her days exploring the mesmerising world beneath the waves and teaching people how they can help protect it. Jacinta Shackleton lives and breathes the Great Barrier Reef and i’s dedicated to educating people about the Reef and its inhabitants. Jacinta works on Lady Elliot Island, which is the southern-most island in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It’s a beautiful coral cay about the size of 50 football fields and is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life, including whales, manta rays, turtles, dolphins and corals. The island also has the second highest diversity of breeding seabirds of any island on the Great Barrier Reef. For Jacinta, education is the key to helping people understand they too can make a real difference for the Reef.
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