Maya Plass is a marine ecologist, who is committed to sharing her love and knowledge of the aquatic world. Maya has developed projects in the UK – such as Learn to Sea – and abroad to encourage communities to protect our seas and oceans.
She has been a regular guest presenter on BBC Springwatch since 2009 – memorably taking Michaela Strachan on a crab-seeking mission in the latest series – and has appeared on several other TV shows.
Maya is the author of RSPB Handbook of the Seashore, published by Bloomsbury in May 2013 – full of incredible facts, stunning pictures, exquisite illustrations and the beloved sea creatures that Maya knows so well. To learn the story of how the book was commissioned, click here.
Maya’s webpage is here: you can also follow Maya on Twitter at @MayaPlass.