In this issue: Understand the link between whales and climate change / Learn about the link between coral and humans on Indonesia’s Hatamin Island / Discover the disappearing lifestyle of Jeju Island’s Haenyeo women / Marvel at the elusive giant devil ray population living in the Mediterranean Sea / Unearth the fragmented records of past generations of coastal dwellers in the UK
Off Dominica, a female sperm whale highlights the importance of empathy, compassion and action to conserve her species and ours as researchers try to understand the link between whales and the fight against climate change.
Photographer and marine biologist Martin Colognoli has documented the link between coral and humans on Indonesia’s Hatamin Island for years. His photographic story is one of destruction and rehabilitation, of interconnectedness and survival.
LAST OF THEIR KIND
Jeju Island’s Haenyeo are a South Korean icon. The women of the sea make a living by harvesting seafood during strenuous freediving missions. But their lifestyle might soon be lost due to a lack of women wanting to follow in their footsteps.
DEVILS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
Off the coast of Corsica, a group of volunteers seeks to find out more about the elusive giant devil ray population living in the Mediterranean Sea.
FROM TRASH TO TREASURE
On England’s Dorset coast, the natural erosion of a Victorian rubbish dump reveals fragmented records of past generations.
BEHIND THE LENS (IN ASSOCIATION WITH SEALEGACY)
Each issue, we chat with one of the world’s leading ocean photographers and showcase a selection of their work. In this special edition, we feature all the winners from the Ocean Photographer of the Year 2022.
Marine biologist, photographer and writer, Dr Lou Luddington, writes about island life on the Petite-Terre islands, two uninhabited islands that have been protected as national nature reserves since 1998.
Ocean advocate and founder of the charity Seaful, Cal Major, highlights the importance of ocean optimism during the climate and biodiversity crises.
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Oceanographic Magazine uses beautiful photography and captivating storytelling to transport both the wonder and plight of the ocean into people’s homes. It is a magazine that aims to bring our blue planet to life, to connect and inspire.
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