The Ocean & Us Ep6: Untangling Ghosts

Meet Thanda Ko Gyi, founder and project director of Myanmar Ocean Project and all-around cool and inspiring person! She leads efforts to clean up ghost gear from Myanmar’s waters and to work with communities to find long-term solutions to the ghost gear problem. She is also an awesome diver and advocate for the oceans! ThisContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep6: Untangling Ghosts”

The Ocean & Us Ep 5: Listening to the Seas

Welcome back to our journey! We are so thrilled to share our conversation with a very special guest. Dr. Elizabeth Henderson is a Bioacoustic Scientist at NIWC Pacific who studies cetacean behavioral ecology and vocalizations and analyzes how noise (mostly manmade but also environmental) impacts their behavior. She is also the proud Best Buddy of a Mr. DannyContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep 5: Listening to the Seas”

The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure

It is my pleasure to share this episode with you. It is my adventure of falling in love with the ocean. From my first glimpse to my current journey of growing more and more confident in the sea, I share what the ocean means to me. Take care all! We will be back with moreContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep4: Danny & the Sea – An Autistic’s Adventure”

The Ocean & Us Ep3: Bright Future for Myanmar’s Coasts

The future looks so bright for Myanmar’s marine conservation community! Join us as we learn from the passionate and brilliant youths of the Myanmar Coastal Conservation Lab at Point B Design + Training! Yin Yin and Wint Hte share their lessons from their ambitious and wonder-filled work to bring marine conservation to other youths andContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep3: Bright Future for Myanmar’s Coasts”

The Ocean & Us Ep2: Hero of Malaysia’s Marine Mammals

We talked with wonder woman Dr. Louisa Ponnampalam about her inspiring work to study and conserve Malaysia’s marine mammals, the underdogs that are Indo-Pacific finless porpoises, the need to share knowledge with all, and how she manages to do it all! Learn about her team’s work here and on Facebook!

The Ocean & Us Ep 1: Welcome to Our Journey!

Hi Friends! Welcome to the Ocean and Us Podcast! I am Danny Whitty, a minimally-speaking autistic and apraxic human and ocean enthusiast. With my marine conservation researcher sister Tara, I am using my newly found voice to share the wonder of the ocean and how inclusion is important in enjoying and saving it! Here isContinue reading “The Ocean & Us Ep 1: Welcome to Our Journey!”