In a Special Encore Episode of Rising Tide we revisit our June 2022 talk with the late Ocean Pioneer, Don Walsh, who passed away on Nov. 12 at the age of 92. In 1960 he and Jacque Picard became the first humans to reach the deepest part of the ocean – almost 7 miles down in the Challenger Deep. He talks about that journey and its near disaster, why ocean exploration didn’t go the way of the Space Race, and also gives his unvarnished take on deep-sea mining and other ocean issues. So here again, Don Walsh!
Rising Tide, the Ocean Podcast, is a compelling platform that delves into the vast realms of ocean and climate science, conservation, and exploration featuring experts, scientists, mariners and explorers. Each half hour episode navigates through insightful discussions on marine life, and the critical issues affecting our seas. Informative, educational and humorous it is a valuable resource for anyone passionate about understanding and preserving our ocean world.