Natalie Hart – When I decided to row across the Atlantic, I wasn’t thinking about the women I would meet. I thought more about salt sores and sleep deprivation, fantasised about dolphins and sunsets, and pondered the all-important question – where is the toilet?
Researcher and strategic communications consultant. Natalie Hart is a Costa-shortlisted author, researcher and strategic communications consultant. Formerly specialising in the prevention of radicalisation and countering violent extremism across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, Natalie now works in communication for ocean protection. She is part of the One Ocean Crew.
Ruth Mthembu – As I sat down to start writing this blog, my town was experiencing load-shedding.
Written by Ruth Mthembu, Youth Spokesperson for Ocean iMPAct Campaign (South Africa). A ball of Conservation, Communications, Law, Film and endless drive. I am a voracious reader and most importantly, the product of a South African and Zambian collision.
Heather Koldewey – Picture the scene. It’s early morning and the sun is rising as a riverboat drops anchor on the river Padma, the name for the Ganges river, as it flows through Bangladesh.
Professor Heather Koldewey is the Science co-lead for the ‘Sea to Source: Ganges’ expedition. She has worked for the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) since 1995, as a postdoctoral research scientist, Curator of the ZSL London Zoo Aquarium, Head of Marine and Freshwater Conservation and currently as Senior Technical Advisor. Heather is an Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter, Cornwall campus, was appointed a National Geographic Fellow in 2018 and is science co-lead for their “Sea to Source: Ganges” expedition.
Fred Garth – As the saying goes, you never forget your first time. In my case, I’m talking about the first time I swam with a whale shark.
Editor of Guy Harvey Magazine. For the past several decades, Fred Garth’s articles have been published in dozens of websites, magazines and books worldwide. Currently he is the editor of Guy Harvey Magazine. Read more of his work at fredgarth.com