André has accumulated over 25 years of experience as a student, research biologist, and educator (CV). His experiences integrate a life-time of learning encompassing four continents (North, Central & South America; Europe; Antarctica), many terrestrial and freshwater communities including polar, temperate, and tropical ecosystems, three ocean systems (Atlantic; Pacific; Antarctic) and research projects dedicated to the conservation of birds, mammals, and fish.
"You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give." - E. O. Wilson