Ocean Journalism Episodes

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A Being of Wonder - Ocean and Science Journalist Erik Olsen on a life driven by exploration, curiosity, and otherworldly cephalopods in the Lembeh Strait

March 29, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with journalist and filmmaker Erik Olsen . Erik’s video journalism has taken him around the world, but his passion most always lies underwater in our world's oceans. His career has spanned ABC Ne…

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Chasing A Mirage - Pro surfer and journalist Jamie Brisick on finding meaning in a life amongst the waves

March 22, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with former pro surfer , surf journalist , and Fullbright scholar Jamie Brisick. I originally met Jamie as he grew up in Southern California with a close friend of mine, who thought he might be a …

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Temple Cenote - Adventurer and Journalist Michael Menduno on a life of exploration and a rare passage to the underworld

March 8, 2022

Today I speak with Michael Menduno , one of the most accomplished ocean technology and dive reporters for the past 30 years. Michael’s work is everywhere. He is editor-in-chief of Global Underwater Explorers InDepth magazine…

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Here Be Dragons - Pulitzer Prize winning author Ian Urbina on how the open waters shape human beings in "The Outlaw Ocean"

Feb. 22, 2022

In today's episode, I speak with New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ian Urbina . Ian’s investigate journalism about the intersection of the human species and the lawless frontier of the open ocean, most often a…

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A Life Complete: Aaron James On Ocean Philosophy And The Meaning In Surfing

Jan. 5, 2021

In this episode, I speak with Aaron James, a philosophy professor who's also an avid surfer. As a lifelong Buddhist myself and an avid scuba diver with a profound connection to the ocean, I was interested in exploring what d…

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Staying Alive in the Underworld, Part Two: Jill Heinerth On A Life Diving the Deepest Caves On The Planet

Dec. 29, 2020

In this episode, Part Two of my conversation with Jill Heinerth , cave diver, underwater photographer, and explorer-in-residence for the Royal Canadian Geographic Society . As we discussed in Part One, there's a visceral thr…

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Staying Alive in the Underworld, Part One: Jill Heinerth On A Life Diving the Deepest Caves On The Planet

Dec. 22, 2020

In this episode part one of my conversation with Jill Heinerth , cave diver, underwater photographer, and Explorer-in-Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographic Society . I first met Jill at a dive industry convention, wher…

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Divers Unmasked: Stephan Whelan, founder of DeeperBlue.com, on the evolution of the diving community and who divers really are

Nov. 26, 2019

Stephan Whelan, founder of DeeperBlue.com, on the evolution of the diving community and who divers really are