Eduardo Salcedo works as an Environmental Resource Project Supervisor for the Natural Areas Management Division of Miami Dade County, a division in charge of managing coastal and upland natural resources. Since 2011 he has participated as a member of the Miami-Dade County climate change and resiliency team to address threats and solutions caused by climate change and sea level rise to the area. He worked with the USDA Invasive Plant Research Laboratory and the Miami Dade County School District to establish the first research bio-control laboratory managed by high school students in the United States. Through Terra Environmental Research Academy he was able to provide hands-on life experience to students to work side-by-side with research scientists. Eduardo also worked with the Miami-Dade County sea turtle program. As the founder of E.G.S., a non for profit marine conservation organization, Eduardo is currently working with Peruvian partners to establish the first Marine Protected Area in Peru: The Tropical Pacific Sea of Peru.