Shannon Switzer Swanson: Ocean Photojournalist & Nat Geo Adventurer

Podcast Episode #47

Shannon is an ocean scientist, photojournalist, and conservationist working to share her stories with the world – on topics ranging from storm water pollution to the global aquarium fish trade. She was recently honored as one of National Geographic’s 2017 Adventurers of the Year. In this episode we discuss the importance of curiosity, Shannon’s interest in photography and writing, and how her definition of adventure has no boundaries.

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Autumn Blum: Founder of Stream2Sea

Podcast Episode #29

Autumn is the founder of Stream2Sea, a complete line of sunscreen and body care products that are safe for you as well as the ocean. Hear how this scuba diving, ocean loving, cosmetic chemist developed a line of products unmatched by any other in both quality, eco-consciousness, and scientific rigor. They allow you to explore the underwater world comfortably without damaging the ocean animals we care about like corals and fish.

Visit to learn more and use promo code “oceanallison” for 10% off all products. Follow @stream2Sea on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch: Community leader fighting Florida’s toxic algae bloom

Podcast Episode #20

Jacqui is a local official in Martin County, Florida dedicated to improving the health of South Florida’s troubled waterways. Involved in the political arena, she is leading the movement to stop toxic algae filled water from plaguing her town. Hear what it’s like to be on the front lines of an extreme environmental catastrophe.

Subscribe to Jacqui’s blog, follow her on Facebook and Twitter, and visit her County Commissioner campaign website to learn more.