Many of the world’s shark species are disappearing — and fast. In one recent meeting with Project AWARE, a European Union government official said, “Unfortunately, sharks have an image problem. That means they have few sympathizers outside the conservation community.” And largely, we agree. But divers are unique. We’re shark [...]Read more ›
Associate Director, Communications & Outreach, Project AWARE Foundation As a kid living along the coast of Alaska, all I wanted to be when I grew up was a boat captain and oceanographer. But I’ve been perfectly happy at Project AWARE Foundation, campaigning for ocean protection for the last 12 years. The urge to become a diver has been with me since I can remember. But it was during my Divemaster course that I was surprised by the news of two identical little dudes on the way - and my life has never been the same. Needless to say, my boy life is nothing short of chaotic and I have yet to complete the course. For now, I can be found on any number of sports fields, posing as a groupie for my husband’s band or kicking up sand along the Pacific coast. And I wouldn’t change a thing.