Dillon Hanson-Ahumada

RAY Marine Conservation Diversity Fellow

Dillon Hanson-Ahumada works to protect our oceans as he focuses on issues including protecting marine mammals, combatting illegal fishing, conserving sharks, helping to advance strategies to fight ocean plastic pollution, and serving as a liaison to community and grassroots groups fighting offshore oil and gas production. Prior to joining NRDC, Hanson-Ahumada worked on sustainability issues for the public-school system in Lincoln, NE, and was a part of the climate and energy team within the Wilderness Society. He received his bachelor's degree in fisheries & wildlife and environmental studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Hanson-Ahumada is based in NRDC's San Francisco office.