Young Wavemakers: Youth Leadership in Ocean Conservation via Monterey Bay Aquarium


Meadow Walker of the Paul Walker Foundation and Aquarium Executive Director Julie Packard with the foundation’s 2017 Ocean Leadership Youth Award recipients Ben Bence and Maria Perez.
Have you ever wondered how different the ocean would be if there were no waves, no ebb and flow of energy that sustains life on our blue planet?
Like waves, Ben Bence and Maria Perez, alums of our teen programs, are part of a driving force for ocean conservation—and they’re both only 18 years old.
The Aquarium and the Paul Walker Foundation recognized Ben and Maria earlier this year for their commitment to ocean advocacy and conservation. While their upbringings differ, it is the ocean that brings them together.

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