SCUBA DIVING’S 2018 SEA HE­ROES

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April

Zack Rago

This self- pro­claimed “co­ral nerd” and co- star of Chas­ing Co­ral spreads the gospel of co­ral con­ser­va­tion to the next gen­er­a­tion.

July

Jeff and Teri Le­icher

The cou­ple es­tab­lished a sys­tem of moor­ing buoys through­out Hawaii that pro­tects its co­ral reefs from boat-an­chor strikes.

May

Wayne Has­son

His Oceans for Youth Foun­da­tion main­tains a net­work of vol­un­teers that brings ocean ed­u­ca­tion to stu­dent and civic groups.

Septem­ber/ Oc­to­ber

Becky Ka­gan Schott

This Emmy- win­ning un­der­wa­ter pho­tog­ra­pher and ex­plorer in­spires us to cher­ish and pro­tect the un­der­wa­ter world.

June

Jen­nifer Dianto Kem­merly

She heads Mon­terey Bay Aquar­ium’s Seafood Watch, which helps mil­lions of con­sumers make in­formed choices in seafood.

No­vem­ber

Mauri­cio Hoyos

Noted shark re­searcher Hoyos uses sci­ence, class­room talks and a kids’ car­toon to help pro­tect Mex­ico’s great whites.

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