Sayara Thurston

Seafood Fraud Campaigner

Oceana Staff

Sayara Thurston is a Montreal-based activist and writer. She has worked with environmental, social justice and animal rights organizations for more than a decade, and has been part of successful campaigns to ban the trade of shark fins in Canada and improve animal welfare in corporate supply chains. Her writing has appeared in the Toronto Star, the Hill Times, Huffington Post, the Montreal Gazette and other publications. Originally from Australia, Sayara holds a Master of Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sydney.