‘One day I realized that all I was doing was writing the obituary of the ocean’ — This conservationist left his academic career to work for National Geographic and help save vital places in the world’s seas.
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Enric Sala left a lucrative teaching career because he felt like he was idly watching the ocean die. Now he works with National Geographic to save vital places in the world’s seas.
Sala founded the Pristine Seas project, which works with governments and communities globally to create marine protected areas. He says a healthy ocean can work to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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