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FEATURED OCEAN EXPLORERS
Through grants and impact investments, the National Geographic Society supports an international community of scientists, educators, storytellers, conservationists, technologists, and many others.

Enric Sala: Working to protect vital ocean ecosystems

Ved Chirayath: Unearthing a world under the waves

Tara Roberts: Diving with a purpose

Justin Dunnavant: Excavating stories from the relics of our past

Alyea Pierce: Using spoken word to amplify lost voices of history

Diva Amon: Shining light on the mysterious deep ocean

Cristina Mittermeier: Storytelling to promote ocean conservation

Jahawi Bertolli: Telling the story of the ocean

Salome Buglass: Protecting underwater mountain systems

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

David Gruber: Researching with respect and a gentler touch

Shane Gero: Understanding the societies of animals

Enric Sala: Working to protect vital ocean ecosystems

Ved Chirayath: Unearthing a world under the waves

Tara Roberts: Diving with a purpose

Justin Dunnavant: Excavating stories from the relics of our past

Alyea Pierce: Using spoken word to amplify lost voices of history

Diva Amon: Shining light on the mysterious deep ocean

Cristina Mittermeier: Storytelling to promote ocean conservation

Jahawi Bertolli: Telling the story of the ocean

Salome Buglass: Protecting underwater mountain systems

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

David Gruber: Researching with respect and a gentler touch

Shane Gero: Understanding the societies of animals

Enric Sala: Working to protect vital ocean ecosystems

Ved Chirayath: Unearthing a world under the waves

Tara Roberts: Diving with a purpose

Justin Dunnavant: Excavating stories from the relics of our past

Alyea Pierce: Using spoken word to amplify lost voices of history

Diva Amon: Shining light on the mysterious deep ocean

Cristina Mittermeier: Storytelling to promote ocean conservation

Jahawi Bertolli: Telling the story of the ocean

Salome Buglass: Protecting underwater mountain systems

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

David Gruber: Researching with respect and a gentler touch

Shane Gero: Understanding the societies of animals

Watch Our Ocean Explorers in Action
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Pristine Seas
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala and a team of determined scientists and filmmakers are working to inspire the creation of protected areas where marine life can thrive—while ensuring effective management for years to come.
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Take a deep dive into the ocean with your learners — whether they are learning online, in-person, or in hybrid settings. Download our guide for educators and families.
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