Gab Mejia is a Filipino conservation photographer and environmental storyteller.
He is a National Geographic Explorer covering stories on nature, wildlife, the climate crisis, and indigenous people. He is a contributor to National Geographic Your Shot and has published stories in National Geographic, CNN, Nikon, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
He is a 2019 Jackson Wild Media Lab Fellow and a Nikon Asia Ambassador having presented stories in several TEDx talks. He is the co-founder and Communications and Outreach lead of Youth Engaged in Wetlands, the global youth network advocating for the conservation of wetlands and natural-climate solutions around the world.
Mejia is also a weekly writer for an environmental column in The Manila Times, and is currently pursuing a civil engineering degree in the University of the Philippines as he aspires to become an environmental engineer integrating his career in the arts and science.
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