One Man’s Journey to Save the Ocean

Feeling like he was writing the obituary for our oceans while studying the human impact on our seas, marine ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Enric Sala decided to leave academia and devote his life to ocean conservation. He founded National Geographic's Pristine Seas project and began a journey to discover untouched places in our oceans. Sala has stumbled upon some fascinating discoveries and answered some important questions in he and his team's quest to bring richness back to our oceans.

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