Jan. 19, 2021
In this episode, I speak with Hugh Pearson , the underwater filmmaker behind some of the most iconic ocean sequences ever captured, and director of portions of " Blue Planet ," and more recently, both underwater episodes for Netflix's " Our Planet ." When we did our interview Hugh spoke openly abou…
Jan. 12, 2021
In this episode, I speak with Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza , Executive Director of the Ocean First Institute , an organization dedicated to preserving the world's oceans, and a woman with a deep passion for sharks and particularly hammerheads. When I spoke with Mikki , I found her to be not only a dedica…
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 deeper meanings a philosopher might find simply by being in the ocean. What …
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 thrill for Jill in terms of pushing the limits of what she and humans might th…
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 .
Dec. 15, 2020
In this episode, my conversation with Captain Paul Watson, founder of Sea Shepherd , the environmental organization known for interventions with whaling ships around the world.
Dec. 1, 2020
Season Two Is Coming! And the newest episode premieres on Tuesday December 15th. Big Deep is a podcast is about people who have a deep connection to our world’s oceans, connections strong enough that they have dedicated some part of their lives to being in or working on behalf of the water. So ple…
Jan. 7, 2020
Part Two of our conversation with Behaviour Ecologist, Shane Gero, on his research efforts to decode the sophisticated language and culture of one of the deepest divers in the ocean - sperm whales.
Dec. 31, 2019
Part One of our conversation with Behaviour Ecologist, Shane Gero, on his research efforts to decode the sophisticated language and culture of one of the deepest divers in the ocean - sperm whales.
Dec. 23, 2019
Dancing With Sea Lions: Lindsay Pullin on how a dive with Sea Lions in a kelp forest held a deeper connection
Dec. 3, 2019
Murder at the Bottom of a Pond: Michael Berry on his life as an Underwater Scuba Criminal Investigator
Nov. 26, 2019
Stephan Whelan, founder of DeeperBlue.com, on the evolution of the diving community and who divers really are
Nov. 19, 2019
Freediving record holder Hanli Prinsloo and how diving on one breath has allowed her to connect with marine wildlife and inspired her to dedicate her life to protecting what she loves through her I AM WATER Foundation.
Nov. 12, 2019
Greg Holt, Host of Scuba Radio, the world's longest running and most popular radio show for divers
Nov. 1, 2019
Colleen McKinnel describes the intensity and magic of a dive with tiger sharks in Fiji and what being a scuba diver means to her