Sails of Change
Why Is Antarctica Important?
At nearly twice the size of Australia, Antarctica, our planet’s southernmost continent, is a polar desert; it is the coldest, driest, and windiest place on Earth, and almost entirely covered by ice. But despite this harsh environment, Antarctica and its surrounding waters—the Southern Ocean—are home to an incredible array of wildlife.This is mostly due to […]
Marine Protected Areas Are Key for Our Ecosystem
The ocean covers over 70 percent of our planet’s surface, and its health is critical to all life on Earth. 25 percent of all known species live in the ocean; three in seven people rely on seafood from the ocean for animal-based protein as part of their diet; the ocean is a massive job creator, […]
Pioneering Swims for Nature Protection
Endurance swimmer and United Nations Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh is a leading voice for marine conservation. By pioneering challenging swims in extreme conditions, Lewis Pugh highlights the threats facing our oceans, the impacts of a warming planet, and the importance of #30×30 in tackling climate change.Among his many achievements:His efforts have earned him international recognition […]