Award Recipient


Susan L. Williams Memorial Fellowship in Seagrass Rehabilitation, sponsored by family & friends of WDHOF Member Susan L. Williams

Marija Oštaric´

Marija is a student of a Master’s study program, “Sustainable Management of Aquatic Ecosystems,” at University of Zadar, Croatia. She is a rescue scuba diver with more than 300 dives classified as scientific and ecology dives, and she is an active member/volunteer in a local NGO “Marine Explorers Society – 20000 leagues.” She is from and currently lives in Zadar, the fifth largest city in Croatia, positioned in the middle of the eastern Adriatic coast. Her story can start with the fact that throughout life, her body and soul were always somehow connected to the ocean – one great big ocean.

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