Miguel Calatayud – Plant-based nutrition is a global and growing movement, with millions of people worldwide now adhering to a vegetarian or vegan diet. For some, this is a lifestyle; for others, a fashionable trend, something cool and new; it can also be a life changing, even life-saving, health choice.
Miguel Calatayud is the CEO of Qualitas Health, a disruptive and sustainable algae-based Nutrition company, that produces plant-based Omega-3 and plant-based Protein, using non-arable land and salt water and helps rural communities. “Together we create sustainable food solutions for everyone and our planet”
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.