Mercedes is a Marine Biologist, MSc Marine Mammal Science, with over twenty years of experience on cetacean research and conservation. Her main interests are dolphin behavior, bioacoustics, cymatics and interspecies communication. Since she was a little girl she wanted to understand dolphins, their language and their connection to humans. She has dedicated her life to pursuit this interest, as well as, to protect cetaceans and their habitat. Mercedes is also a responsible whale watching nerd, knowing a lot about the regulations, laws and guidelines. She has worked in the UK, Spain and Vancouver Island, Canada, for NGOs or Government to monitor, educate and enforce good practices around the whales. She is an innate naturalist, and her passion, love, respect and knowledge easily flows to her audiences.