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PEOPLE

“Underwater: that’s where I do my work.”
Mike Nelson, Sea Hunt

We Bring Ocean People Together for Good!

We’ve been connecting with Ocean People just like you for more than 25 years. In that time, we’ve met some astounding Leaders and Change Makers from around the world. And they have amazing stories.  And if you are reading this, you are probably one of them.

 

High Profile and In-the-Trenches

Leaders of all kinds and their stories are the focus of our Ocean Profiles section.  While the game-changing work of our Blue Ocean Members can be found in the Ocean Stories section. Why? Because this water tribe is awesome! Your own story may be just the thing that inspires other people to take Ocean Action.

 

Calling All Ocean People!

Are we missing a powerful change-maker story for our Ocean People section? Summit your idea for a Blue Ocean article at Write For Us and see our Editorial Guidelines here.

Join Us and be an important part of the growing Blue Ocean Network of ocean change-makers.

Ocean Update for July 27, 2017

Ocean Update for July 27, 2017

Hello, Ocean Tribe! How's Shark Week going for everyone??! We know that the Phelps vs. Great White event was a bust, but this is always a great period of time to raise awareness about the importance of sharks in our ecosystem. But this week is not only about...

Michele Westmorland, Photographer, Filmmaker, World Traveler

Michele Westmorland, Photographer, Filmmaker, World Traveler

Michele Westmorland keeps a very busy schedule traveling between Melanesia and her home in Oregon and points in between. The award winning photographer and film maker was interviewed during our 2015 Summit and recently, we were very pleased to catch up with her for an...

Major Victory In the Tuna Seafood Industry

Major Victory In the Tuna Seafood Industry

This latest news from Greenpeace demonstrates what committed people, taking action can accomplish! 700,000 people worldwide joined to petition the world’s largest tuna seafood company to clean up their act. After two years of relentless campaigning, Thai Union caved...

Ocean Update for July 15, 2017

Ocean Update for July 15, 2017

Hello, Ocean Tribe! No matter how many scientists continue to sound the alarm about warming seas, that doesn't always resonate, which is why we need creative types who can tell important stories in captivating ways. Chasing Coral is a new documentary spreading the...

Whale Rescuer Killed after Saving Whale

Whale Rescuer Killed after Saving Whale

“I was born to do this” for more than 15 years Joe Howlett put his life on the line saving whales and is believed to have rescued dozens in that time. “You get pumped up because you could die at any time.” Blue Ocean has reported on rescuing dolphins, seals, mantas...

Jaws Revisited and the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards

Jaws Revisited and the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards

In 1975 the Jaws phenomenon transformed ocean awareness and awakened a huge interest in sharks. Few movies have had the enormous impact that Jaws had and the myth of the killer, rogue shark, unfortunately still lingers today.   Fortunately, Jaws propelled Peter...

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

A Deeper Dive on the Shipping Industry

We bet you didn’t know that today is International Day of the Seafarer. Started in 2011, June 25 is a day to raise awareness about the little known contributions seafarers make in your everyday life. (Photo - The International Register Management)   90% of...

2 Minutes in Sherman’s Lagoon –   Jim Toomey

2 Minutes in Sherman’s Lagoon – Jim Toomey

 “Saint Peter said something to the effect of, “We’re getting an awful lot of sharks up here what’s going on down there?” And he said, “Well they’re killing all the sharks on planet Earth.” So Saint Peter sent him back down to earth and said, “You’re not ready to die...

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