2023 Teen Dreams - Life Below Water - Diego Colin

2023 Teen Dreams - Life Below Water - Diego Colin






Teen's Name
Diego Colin
Teen's Grade
9th
Teen's Dream

I’m in love with our wildlife and amazing ecosystems. I remember this trip to Ixtapa, Mexico where we were able to see some whales just from our hotel balcony and it was the most beautiful thing ever. However, due to the miscarriage of our ecosystems, many of them are at risk. My dream is to help conserve and find ways to sustainably use our oceans for the better of everyone, not only because it’s my duty as a contributing human being of this society but also because just like I enjoyed seeing those whales, I want anyone in the world to be able to experience something magical like that. I have the same goal as the United Nations does with their SDG 14 goal to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources. Overfishing threatens the biodiversity of the oceans and their ability to sustain themselves so by being inspired by the satellites in my uncle’s semi trucks in Mexico and Erick Huigera’s work I have come up with a solution, the CFIS.

The UN SDG my dream most relates to