Andrew Lewin is a marine ecologist and founder of SpeakUpForBlue.com, where he teaches people how to live for a better Ocean. He raises awareness of Ocean Issues, educate them on the Oceans and their species and inspire them to implement action (via the Speak Up For Blue Podcast). He is also mentor aspiring marine conservationists on how they can get a career in Ocean Conservation.
Andrew started SpeakUpForBlue.com because he quickly realized that there weren’t many resources on the oceans, their issues, and the solutions to reduce/eliminate the issues.
He has been able to connect with many people within the industry and outside to help them realize how they can live for a better ocean. Andrew’s future goal is to create an Ocean Science and Conservation Media Company that will be able to reach people through various online platforms (You Tube, Digital Magazines, Podcasts, Live Feeds).
Go to www.cleangreentalk.com to download his free brochure: 10 Ten Tips For Conserving The Ocean.
Joanna Detz, Executive Director of EcoRI News (www.ecoRI.org) is a Brown University grad, and started out as a political news intern at CNN's Washington, D.C. bureau and then as a reporter working for a weekly newspaper north of Boston.
As the newspaper industry changed/retracted, she pivoted to a career in graphic design and marketing and is now the executive director of EcoRI News.
In 2009, Joanna thought that there was a lack of reporting on environmental issues at time when the region is facing some of the most serious challenges. So she founded EcoRI News with no seed money. In the first year, she worked full time while also growing EcoRI News. The organization now employs four full time staffers.