Kat Crabill: Turning plastic pollution into jewelry

Podcast Episode #42

Kat is a Hawaii-based jewelry maker sparking positive conversations about ocean plastic pollution with her jewelry company Nurdle in the Rough. She’s literally turning trash into treasure! Hear about the inspiration, care, and positivity behind each and every piece of jewelry this ocean-loving metal smith creates. And what amazing organizations she gives back to just to make an even bigger impact than she already is.

Follow Nurdle in the Rough on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest, and visit nurdleintherough.com to see all of Kat’s amazing jewelry.

Sean Bogle: Vaquita conservation filmmaker

Podcast Episode #41

Sean is a wildlife conservation filmmaker and the director of Wild Lens’ latest award-winning film “Souls of the Vermilion Sea: Searching for the Vaquita”. Learn about the vaquita – the world’s smallest and most endangered marine mammal – and the complex situation that’s caused such a drastic population decline. With less than sixty vaquitas left, Sean and his team are utilizing film to raise awareness and document this conservation emergency.

Watch the film at vaquitafilm.com and follow Souls of the Vermillion Sea on Facebook. Visit wildlensinc.org to learn more and follow Wild Lens on Facebook and Twitter.

Candace Crespi: Campaign Director at Oceanic Preservation Society

Podcast Episode #40

Candace is the Campaign Director at Oceanic Preservation Society working to expose complex environmental issues in order to protect the ocean and the planet for future generations. Hear Candace and I discuss all aspects of OPS’s award-winning films like The Cove and Racing Extinction as well as the compelling campaigns behind them that inspire and create positive change. This environmental activist is exposing the truth and protecting the planet!

Follow @candacecrespi and @oceanicpreservationsociety on Instagram, follow OPS on Twitter and Facebook, and visit opsociety.org to learn more and get involved.

Charlotte Vick: Mission Blue Director of Engagement

Podcast Episode #39

Charlotte is the Director of Engagement at Mission Blue, working with partners worldwide to facilitate, support, and fund ocean education, science, and policy efforts. In other words, she’s all ocean, all the time! Hear from this top notch ocean advocate about her work with Google Earth’s Ocean Layer, Hope Spots, Fisheries Science, Conservation Marketing, and Policy.

Follow Charlotte on Twitter and Facebook and follow Mission Blue on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Visit mission-blue.org to learn more.

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Tom Fitz: Emmy award-winning underwater cameraman

Podcast Episode #38

Tom is an Emmy award-winning cameraman, above and below the ocean’s surface, dividing his time between freelancing for the BBC’s Natural History Unit and overseeing his educational non-profit Schoolyard Films that provides free environmental education films to K-12 classrooms worldwide. Hear career highlights from beauty in the Arctic to fear in Patagonia to a constant respect while filming the animals that call the underwater world home across the globe.

Follow @schoolyardfilms on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and visit schoolyardfilms.org to access all available teaching resources. Visit Tom’s professional website at fitzpro.tv.