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Sea Heroes

Coral Scientist Wilfredo “Al” Licuanan Named June Sea Hero

Having only learned to swim after being admitted to a marine science program, our June Sea Hero has since dedicated his life to coral reefs and their preservation.

Jessica Pate Awarded May Sea Hero for Manta Ray Conservation

Jessica Pate's dedication to conserving the majestic rays of Florida through identification and education make her this month's sea hero.

Ocean Explorer Liz Taylor Named March Sea Hero

The daughter of famed marine biologist Sylvia Earle, Liz Taylor, president of DOER Marine, co-host of “Dive In With Liz and Sylvia” and an advocate of universal access to ocean science and research is named Seiko Sea Hero in March 2024.

Kym Larsen Awarded February Sea Hero for Work with Veterans

Inspired by a course with the Handicapped Scuba Association, Kym Larsen is awarded February Sea Hero for her work helping certify injured military veterans through the Ocean Enterprises Foundation in San Diego.

Oceanographer Antonio Mignucci Named January Sea Hero

Oceanographer and college professor Antonio Mignucci is named January Sea Hero of the Month for his commitment to conservation and community mentorship

Stella Diamant Recognized as November's Sea Hero

Ten years ago, nobody was tracking, researching or, most importantly, protecting Madagascar’s local whale shark population. This project, spearheaded by our November Sea Hero, changed everything.

David Martin Recognized As October's Sea Hero

Underwater filmmaker and nonprofit co-founder David Martin recognized as October's Seiko Sea Hero.

Conservation Photographer Shane Gross Recognized with the September 2023 Seiko Sea Hero Award

Hear from the Canadian conservation photojournalist believes in the power of imagery to effect change.

Director of the University of Miami Shark Research and Conservation Program Named August Sea Hero

A former student of the University of Miami turned director of their shark conservation program, this shark researcher is dedicated to expanding opportunities in marine science education