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Sea Heroes

Stella Diamant Recognized as November's Sea Hero

Ten years ago, nobody was tracking, researching or, most importantly, protecting Madagascar’s local whale shark population. This project, spearheaded by our November Sea Hero, changed everything.

David Martin Recognized As October's Sea Hero

Underwater filmmaker and nonprofit co-founder David Martin recognized as October's Seiko Sea Hero.

Conservation Photographer Shane Gross Recognized with the September 2023 Seiko Sea Hero Award

Hear from the Canadian conservation photojournalist believes in the power of imagery to effect change.

Director of the University of Miami Shark Research and Conservation Program Named August Sea Hero

A former student of the University of Miami turned director of their shark conservation program, this shark researcher is dedicated to expanding opportunities in marine science education


Tiffany Newman Named July Sea Hero

Personal tragedy for a Vancouver Island native sparks a mission to give at-risk youth opportunities in diving.

Economist Turned Conservationist Muditha Katuwawala Named May Sea Hero

Sri Lankan conservationist’s group mobilizes and educates volunteers to address marine environment concerns in his home country.

Carl Charter Named April Sea Hero for Making the Underwater World Accessible to Nondivers

More than 30 years of marine conservation work led PADI Pro Carl Charter to shift his focus to what really matters: marine education, and creating opportunities for everyone to experience the beauty and wonder of the ocean.

Nancy Caruso Named Sea Hero for Dedication to Ocean Restoration Work

For her dedication, many talents and passion for restoring species in her local community, Nancy Caruso is our March Sea Hero.

Rose Huizenga Named Sea Hero for Making Conservation Careers Accessible

For her ingenuity and perseverance, Rose Huizenga is our February 2023 Sea Hero.