Samuel RAVATUA-SMITH

Rimatara, Iles du Vent, French Polynesia
Interests:
Disaster Relief
Environmental
Food & Water
Medical
Educational
Wildlife & Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Human Rights
Sustainability
Primary Services:
Science & Research
Administrative & Support
Filmmaking

E Malama ‘oe I ka ‘Āina, e Malama ka ‘Āina ia ‘oe Take care of the land and the land will take care of you.

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Researcher, film-producer, passionate about environmental conservation and pro-social actions... Stong believer that we can make positive change AL...
about
Originally from Hawaii. Doctor of Communications from the University of Toulon (France) with a thesis focused on strategic Communications to optimize commitments for Humanitarian Actions. An Educator with over 10 years of teaching experience at University, high school, middle school’s and primary school establishments in France. Author of scientific articles published in International reviews. Internship director and team leader for master students at the i3m research laboratory at the University of Toulon (France). News correspondent and television producer for Tahiti Nui Television network in French Polynesia.

EXPERIENCE

Great Green Wall, Senegal West Africa
In 2010, I participated in the planting of over 2000 trees on the border of the Sahel desert. Our intervention to fight against desertification was piloted by associations from the University of Toulon in coordination with the University of Cheikh Anti Diop in Dakar Senegal.
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Mokauea Island Clean-Up, O'ahu Hawaii
I participated in the Mokauea Island clean-up in 2007 in order to remove invasive species on this small fishing island in order to promote long term sustainability. This program was organized by the Chaminade University's environmental studies program and local environmental protection associations.
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STOP MICONIA, Raiatea French Polynesia
From 2004-2006 I participated in the STOP MICONIA campaign with the French Army and French Polynesias environmental agency the DIREN. We cut thousands of Miconia trees on the island of Raiatea. My project was funded with grants from Chaminade University of Honolulu.
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EDUCATION

University of Toulon, France (I3M laboratory)
Doctorat of Information Communication Sciences | Communications
2010 - 2012
University of Toulon
Mulitmedia Engineering | Communications
2008 - 2010
Chaminade University of Hononlulu
Broadcast Communications - Environmental Studies | Communications
2003 - 2007
Languages
French
Native or bilingual
English
Native or bilingual