Karen Sack – It is a paradox that, even as millions of us remain isolated from our families, friends and colleagues, one of the clearest lessons of the global pandemic is that for better or worse we are all connected with each other. We are also connected with the millions of species sharing our planet, and by our dependence on Earth’s natural systems.
Karen Sack is the president & CEO of Ocean Unite – an organisation incubated by Virgin Unite that is bringing together powerful voices to drive positive ocean conservation action.
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.