About Us

We are ocean lovers. We are activists. We are Jose Gay Cano, an underwater photographer and film maker; Monica Nelson, a marine scientist; and Kung Gay Cano, a drone operator.

 
 
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Jose Gay Cano

Underwater Photographer and Founder

Jose is an underwater photographer and videographer. Originally from Spain, he spent 10 years working for a charity in Thailand, and moved to New Zealand, where he has been working in photography and environmental issues.

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Monica Nelson

OCEANOGRAPHER / PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Monica has a background in oceanography and is in charge of all scientific desktop research, compiling materials and resources, and organising the production of films and documentaries.

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Kung Gay Cano

DRONE OPERATOR

Kung is a drone operator and also takes care of the accountancy and administration.

 

Other collaborators

Team of Volunteers

We have the invaluable help of many volunteers around the world. Contact us if you would like to collaborate.

 

Our Mission

Why do we do what we do?

We do what we do because we want as many people as possible to realise the beauty and importance of the oceans and its creatures.

We want the people to know and understand the effects of climate change, overfishing, and pollution, feel outraged about it, and act.

We want people around the world to reclaim respect for, and guardianship of, the oceans and its life.

We want the people to know that we cannot let greed of a few cause the extinction of so much beauty and life in the oceans.

We want that people understand that, without life in the oceans, there will be no life on the land. We are interdependent.

It is our mission to motivate people to protect our oceans and fight climate change.

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We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
— NATIVE AMERICAN PROVERB