Dr. Chandra Salgado Kent is a professor at the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research at Edith Cowan University, studying marine mammal ecology and bio-acoustics. Chandra’s passion for marine ecology was born while scuba diving in a sinkhole in New Mexico, studying mercury bioaccumulation in lakes and rivers. As an international scientific expert, Chandra has advised organizations such as the International Whaling Commission, the Sustainable Development Institute in Australia, and the Brazilian government.