We talk with Professor and former Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles Geraldine Knatz. Along with being the first woman to run a major port, she is also the founder of the global greening ports movement, having reduced air pollution in the LA/Long Beach port complex 70 percent in 5 years. The author […]
Unfortunately for almost four years President Trump has treated the nation’s ocean frontier as little more than a gas station and a garbage dump as he attempted to open up 90 percent of U.S. coastal waters to oil and gas drilling despite bipartisan opposition from governors of coastal states. His administration also undermined environmental laws and regulations […]
We talk with acoustician Michael Stocker, Founder of Ocean Conservation Research, who explains what a misnomer, “The Silent World,” of Jacques Cousteau actually was. Michael shares sound samples of what a noisy world the ocean has become and the difference between human noise pollution and the lively chatter of a living sea. Here’s a chance to dive into […]
If you didn’t see it live or on YouTube for our 20th Rising Tide we’re offering the full Writers for the Sea panel discussion David had with his fellow author adventurers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau, National Geographic Explorer-in-Resident Enric Sala and 18-year-old activist Hannah Testa (Hannah4Change). Among other things they discuss their latest books ‘The Endangereds’, […]
We talk with Anna Cummins, Co-Founder of 5 Gyres, one of the leading ocean plastics groups about the science, advocacy and adventure involved in fighting to end plastic pollution of our seas and waterways. It’s all about corporate accountability, finding non-fossil fuel based alternatives and fun fact you’ll hear…Anna once interned for our co-host Vicki.