Famend conservation photographers Paul Nicklen, Cristina Mittermeier, and Chase Teron have come collectively to create 100 for the Ocean. A outstanding alternative to buy high-quality images whereas serving to the planet. This print fundraiser, working for a restricted time, is an opportunity to get images from 100 of the world’s prime photographers at a extra inexpensive worth (ranging from $100 / £83). With prints from the likes of Steve McCurry, Steve Winter and Mattias Klum, in addition to Nicklen, Mittermeier and Teron themselves – all earnings go to ocean analysis and advocacy charities.
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Based by Paul Nicklen, Cristina Mittermeier, and Chase Teron, 100 for the Ocean unites 100 world-class photographers that had been hand chosen for his or her skills and contributions to conservation. This limited-time sale, dwell now till Could thirty first, 2023, presents a singular alternative to buy world-class photographers’ advantageous artwork items at an inexpensive worth, with 100% of earnings going to ocean analysis and advocacy charities.
The unparalleled listing of celebrated photographers from greater than 15 nations collaborating in 100 for the Ocean contains: Paul Nicklen, Cristina Mittermeier, Steve McCurry, Jimmy Chin, Joel Sartore, Daisy Gilardini, Bertie Gregory, Michael Yamishita, Chris Burkard, Robert Irwin, Keith Ladzinski, Jodi Cobb, Pete Souza, Brooke Shaden, Pete McBride, Steve Winter, and plenty of, many extra. The total listing of collaborating photographers could be discovered right here, with the picture catalogue downloadable right here.
Curated by Kathy Moran, co-founder of Moran Griffin, Inc. and former Nationwide Geographic Deputy Director of Images, 100 for the Ocean goals to empower these on the frontlines of ocean conservation and to create a robust, collective voice to impression coverage and drive change.
“It’s an actual privilege to have so many wonderful photographers and a curator like Kathy Moran, to band collectively to assist this,” says Nicklen, SeaLegacy and 100 for the Ocean Co-founder. “Being a photographer is commonly a solitary pursuit, however to have communities come collectively like this, all for the aim of fine, to amplify and assist develop different organizations, is a extremely stunning factor. It reinforces the significance of the ocean in everybody’s lives.”
100% of proceeds from 100 for the Ocean will assist under-funded and under-recognised ocean-focused NGOs nominated and voted for by collaborating photographers. Every recipient will obtain media and manufacturing assist from SeaLegacy to shine a worldwide highlight on their work.
The highest votes for the 2023 100 for the Ocean embody:
- Whale Guardians™: The worldwide undertaking for whale ship strike prevention, devoted to establishing authorized delivery so as to assist the world’s nice whales get well towards pre-whaling populations.
- Coastal First Nations (Canada): With a mission to guard and restore ecosystems in lands and waters, managed sustainably by member First Nations, enabling conventional and fashionable economies, enhancing the standard of lifetime of the folks in our communities, and giving rise to wholesome First Nations.
- Pol el Mar ‘For the Ocean’ (Argentina): A non-profit marine conservation group pushed by a workforce of scientists, activists, communicators and coverage specialists converging for the safety and restoration of the ocean.
Standards for voting embody the impression and integrity of the work the organizations are doing inside the ocean house and the way an excellent bigger impression could be leveraged via a robust, international amplification and storytelling marketing campaign. Different issues embody geographical location and entry to the visible storytelling element of the work, in addition to alignment with the seven recognized restoration wedges which can be the pillars of SeaLegacy’s focus areas.
“Oceans cowl 70% of the earth’s floor, assist 78% of the world’s animal biomass, produce not less than 50% of the earth’s oxygen and act as a carbon sink by absorbing carbon dioxide from the ambiance, serving to to mitigate the results of local weather change. Briefly, oceans are important to the well being of the planet and human well-being. But, marine ecosystems are sufferer to ever-increasing human-induced pressures, from plastic waste, chemical compounds, and oil spills, to overfishing and warming temperatures. The funds raised by 100 for the Ocean will assist us to boost consciousness of those points and galvanise motion to guard these stunning and important ecosystems”, mentioned award-winning photographer and SeaLegacy Co-founder, Cristina Mittermeier.
“Regardless of the challenges, there’s hope for the longer term, and there are a lot of modern options being developed to handle these points. 100 for the Ocean is an invite to assist organizations engaged on these options”, says Mittermeier.
“As we face the cruel realities of our planet’s future we should be extra conscious of what’s occurring to our oceans and wildlife. It is very important do the whole lot we are able to and unfold consciousness earlier than we attain the purpose of no return. It’s important to guard our oceans for generations to come back.” – Steve McCurry
Prints in 100 for the Ocean are produced and shipped with a carbon-neutral course of.
100 for the Ocean runs Could 1st – thirty first, 2023.
100 for the Ocean | Print Fundraiser for Ocean Conservation
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