Raqueline is an Oceanographer, and has a Master’s degree in Oceanography. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries at the Federal University of Pará (Brazil). Her research is about plastic pollution in sediment, water, and biota in the continental shelf and oceanic area adjacent to Amazônia (Brazil). In addition, she works in an aquatic litter collection related to plastic pollution in Amazonian rivers. Raqueline is involved in projects of environmental education talking about plastic consumption and its impacts on the environment, and ocean literacy. In 2020, Raqueline was selected to represent Brazil as an All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador for the 2020-2021 cohort.