Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS)
February 3rd, 2017
Candace Crespi – Campaign Director and Social Media, Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), Candace leads OPS’ work preserving marine biodiversity, reducing the human impact on cetacean populations and giving a voice to endangered species. She engages with communities, government leaders and like-minded organizations to raise awareness and inspire change. Candace holds a bachelor’s degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from Tulane University, and has years of experience as an environmental activist. An avid diver, she has seen first hand the destruction to coral reefs all over the world. Candace is deeply committed to marine conservation, and believes that by sharing the wonders of the ocean, people will be inspired to protect it.
Background on OPS:
Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS) is a non-profit organization that creates film, photography and media, inspiring people to save the oceans. Founded in 2005 by renowned photographer and avid diver Louie Psihoyos, OPS is headquartered in Boulder, CO, conveniently between two oceans. OPS’s first film, The Cove, has won dozens of awards around the world, including the Oscar® for Best Documentary in 2009, and inspired over a million people to action. In OPS’ newest film, Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet.