The Sea is Everything

May 9, 2023

Rare’s Vice President of Fish Forever in Central America, Diana Vasquez, grew up near the Pacific Ocean in a coastal community called “El Aceituno.” She remembers being surrounded by spectacular mangrove forests—her streets littered with shells and her life dictated by the sea. But over time, the fish started disappearing, and Diana felt compelled to dedicate her adult life to protecting the sea that buoyed her.

Her story of self offers a unique perspective into what motivates a Rare leader to help inspire change for people and nature.

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