Ep. 18 Justin Hofman: Polar Bears, Q-Tips, and Expeditions
By Ashley Mazanec
www.LetsTalkAboutTheWeather.org You probably know Justin Hofman as the mastermind behind the viral photo of an innocent seahorse carrying a Q-tip through the ocean. This captivating photo alerted millions of viewers to the toxic impact we have on other creatures and environments. As a distinguished photographer, videographer and scientific illustrator, Justin is a member of the SeaLegacy Collective, a group of prominent photographers and videographers who use the power of media and art to inspire people to take action to save our oceans. Additionally, Justin is an expedition leader with EYOS Expeditions, a certified UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) pilot and a rebreather diver. Mentions UC Santa Cruz Diane Burko: Polar Expeditions in Photo and Paint The Centre for Bhutan Studies & GNH (Gross National Happiness) A Short Guide to Gross National Happiness Index Wildlife Conservation Society (Chile) The garbage patches of the Atlantic Starving Polar Bear VIDEO @NatGeo SeaLegacy David Doubilet @NatGeo Photographer and speaker Cynthia Matzke: Filming a way to Ocean Health SpiralPacific.org The Great White Shark @NatGeo SeafoodWatch.org The Seafood Watch APP Contact Justin Hofman Justin on Instagram Justin’s website SeaLegacy Collective EYOS Expeditions Purchase the podcast’s namesake Eco Music album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" on iTunes or Bandcamp.