Anita Conti’s 120th birth anniversary is a good opportunity seized by Google to remind us the life of a great woman
She was an adventurer in love with the sea, a pioneer in ecology committed to our planet. So, because of her activity, Anita’s Conti’s legacy is widely recognized today.
That’s why the 120th anniversary of her birth is the right time to pay tribute to this great French oceanographer and photographer.
Moreover, it is noteworthy to add that she was a fighter during the Second World War, then a photo reporter. And above all, a pioneer in cartography and marine ecology. Furthermore she was committed to sustainable fisheries management and against the waste of marine resources.
Anita Conti’s 120th birth anniversary has been largely celebrated by institutions and media in France. So it is a well-deserved tribute.
Find out more
- Short article on Wikipedia in English
- Detailed biography on Wikipedia in French
- Anita’s Conti obituary on Ouest France newspaper (article in French)