Richard Branson—A crucial breakthrough has been made in the battle to save sharks from extinction. An historic number of countries agreed to regulate the international trade in 18 species of sharks and rays at the World Wildlife Conference. This will help protect two mako species, six guitarfish species, and 10 wedgefish species, which will make an enormous difference for the ocean.
Kristin Hettermann – I never envisioned myself becoming a spokesperson for sharks and I can remember the exact moment I fell back into it.
Kristin Hettermann is an ocean conservationist and underwater photographer who uses the camera and storytelling as tools to tap into emotions and elicit deeper feelings about her favorite part of planet earth, the ocean.
Kristin Hettermann — Led by Dr. Austin Gallagher, the scientists of Beneath the Waves have been studying the sharks in the Bahamas for over a decade.
Alex Rogers – In 2016 I found myself two miles below the surface of the Indian Ocean, gently drifting across what could have been another planet.
Alex Rogers is the Science Director of REVOcean, a new philanthropic organisation seeking solutions for a healthy ocean. He has spent the last 30 years studying the biodiversity of the deep ocean and has just published The Deep: The Hidden Wonders of Our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them.