Adeline Seah

Adeline Seah, founder of Biodiversity Connections.

A biologist exploring creative methods for wildlife conservation and science education, she is the founder of Biodiversity Connections, a non-profit dedicated to building transdisciplinary and transnational collaborations between different conservation stakeholders to study and protect wildlife in Southeast Asia. Working with artists, scientists, hackers, anyone interested, she has held workshops on molecular biology and environmental health at citizen science festivals, bio labs, universities and rural villages in Denmark, Indonesia, Croatia, Myanmar and Singapore. She co-founded The Pangolin Story, a project to raise awareness about pangolins and the threats they face, and is collaborating with an artist/conservationist in the UK on an international art project for schools. She is also co-founder and festival director of the Singapore Eco Film Festival, held for the first time in Nov 2016 to engage and inspire people to make sustainable changes in their lives and to connect with organizations in the environmental sector. She has worked on turtle genetics and diagnostics in Cambodia and Myanmar, now focusing on film, a book and community outreach because what kind of world would it be without turtles.