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.
Sari Tolvanen— The ocean is facing catastrophic biodiversity decline. Coastal communities, primarily in developing countries, are lacking incentives to protect marine wildlife and continue to kill endangered species in order to make a living.
The scale of problems facing the ocean are as large as the sea itself. From plastic pollution to illegal fishing, coral bleaching to acidification – it’s easy to get depressed and discouraged by the magnitude of the challenge.
David Lang is the cofounder and CEO of OpenROV and below he explores what we can all do to make a difference to ocean conservation.
Pascal Lamy and Geneviève Pons – For the last sixty years France has been a world leader when it comes to protecting the Antarctic – and it should for the next sixty too…