Barbara D. Andrews is a passionate advocate for ocean conservation. She is the legal manager for the California Academy of Sciences. Her free time is often spent hiking in the mountains, or helping out as a kayak guide on nature tours for Great Expeditions. Since 1999, Barbara has actively supported sea turtle conservation in Baja, California, MX through the Grupo Tortuguero de las Californias. She received her BA from the University of Oregon and her paralegal certificate from California State University, Hayward. She lives in Oakland, Calif.