Belinda Waymouth is the Senior Writer at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. She has degrees in Geography/Environmental Studies focusing in physical sciences and resource conservation (UCLA), and Journalism (Auckland University of Technology).
She has worked in both print and broadcast journalism (Radio New Zealand), public relations, as a photographer, and in the entertainment industry
Belinda also contributes to Huffington Post Green, Planet Experts, and the United Nations University’s OurWorld 2.0. As an avid ocean conservationist, she has worked with Algalita Marine Research Institute and sits on the board of The 5 Gyres Institute—both non-profits dedicated to combating the ocean plastic pollution crisis.