CEO and Founder, Bahamas Plastic movement
Eleuthera, The Bahamas.
Kristal Ambrose also known as ‘Kristal Ocean’ is an environmental scientist studying marine debris and plastic pollution in The Bahamas. After sailing across the Pacific Ocean in 2012 to study the Western Garbage Patch, Kristal was inspired to return home to The Bahamas to spark a plastic pollution revolution. Her career in the environmental field spans a decade. She is the founder and director of Bahamas Plastic Movement (BPM), a non-profit organization geared towards raising awareness and finding solutions to plastic pollution. In 2014, she received the Environmental Youth Leader Award from The Government of The Bahamas for her efforts in the field. In December 2016, she attained a Bachelors of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at Gannon University in Erie, PA with a focus on Environmental Science, Biology and Education. At Dalhousie University, she aims to establish a marine debris management plan for her country.