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Lamya Essemlali

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Nationality  French
Website  Sea Shepherd France
Name  Lamya Essemlali

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Born  1979Gennevilliers (France)
Occupation  Chairperson of Sea Shepherd France
Employer  Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Books  Captain Paul Watson: Interview With a Pirate

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Lamya Essemlali(born in 1979) is a French environmental activist, of Moroccan origin. She's the chairperson of Sea Shepherd France and Campaign Coordinator for Sea Shepherd Global.


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Early and personal life

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Lamya’s family is originally from Morocco, but she was born and grew up in Gennevilliers (France), near Paris.


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Environmental activist, she has a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and an Associate’s degree in Business Communications.

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In 2005, she meet at a conference in Paris, Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Together they founded in 2006,Sea Shepherd France and she became the President of the association in 2008. She has led several campaigns for Sea Shepherd Global in the Mediterranean Sea, the Faroe Islands ("GrindStop" campaign) and the Indian Ocean (Réunion Island) to defend bluefin tuna, dolphins and pilot whales, and sharks.

So, she published the book "Captain Paul Watson , interview with a pirate" in 2012,.


  • (in French) Capitaine Paul Watson, entretien avec un pirate, by Lamya Essemlali, Paul Watson (2012) ISBN 978-2-7234-8691-0
  • References

    Lamya Essemlali Wikipedia