Dr. Wayne A. Morra

Wayne A. Morra has been involved with the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program for more than 14 years, promoting the conservation of endangered species, including primates and marine turtles on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. His interests focus on the economic factors influencing the bushmeat hunting of endangered animals in growing economy fueled by the discovery of offshore oil in the region. Morra has worked with Professor Tom Brinker on the Caribbean Island, focusing on alternative energy to meet the island’s energy demand and an examination of cruise ship tourism’s influence on the island.