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Zackery Rago  

Director of Science and Education for Teens 4 Oceans, Featured in "Chasing Coral" Documentary

Zack Rago’s passion for the ocean began in the Hawaiian Islands were he spent many childhood summers under the waves of the Pacific. His infatuation with coral led to a position at a local aquarium shop for 4 years before bringing his passion to T4O. Zack received his degree in Evolutionary Biology & Ecology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. As a talented reef aquarist and long time scuba diver, Zack believes that experience is the best teacher. Through hands-on research opportunities and experiencing the underwater world, Zack truly believes that we can cultivate a generation of educated, empowered and inspired Ocean Stewards.

As the Research and Outreach Coordinator, Zack hopes to introduce youth to the beauty and complexity of our oceans while creating the same appreciation and love for coral reef ecosystems that he had as a child.

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