We chat with Manuel Bergmann, whose work as Global Team Leader of youth-driven Bye Bye Plastic Bags inspires people worldwide to find alternatives to using plastic bags.
You know who sucks? Dune Ives- but she's trying to quit! Find out why in as we speak with the Executive Director of Lonely Whale, an incubator for ideas that drive impactful, market-based change for our ocean.
"Far From Alone"
You know Cristina Zenatofrom those cool shark-hook-removal videos, but she is so much more than a shark whisperer! In what feels more like a therapy session, we speak with Cristina about her incredible career.
We put our history hats on to speak with Brandi Mueller, whose work as an award-winning underwater photographer is featured in her book The Airplane Graveyard (available now on Amazon)!
"Wreck Diving into History"
Joining us all the way from New Zealand, dive instructor Carole Robert inspires the inner nomad in all of us with tales epic dives at sites around the world! Get ready to add some locations to your bucket list.
Shark Allies founder Stefanie Brendl talks to Safety Stop about the global threats to sharks and how her non-profit works to protect sharks, rays, and the ocean realm they inhabit.
"Guardians of the Ocean"
We hear from Susan R. Eaton, who tells us about her career as a geoscientist, founding the Sedna Epic Expedition, and how she hopes to inspire women in the water and on land in the Great White North.
"Goddesses of the Sea"
Char, Ian, Megan, and Sara say sayonara to 2018 and toast to another year of learning, laughing, and diving! For legal reasons, we cannot disclose how much champagne we went through in the making of this episode.
We sit down with the co-founders of activist organization PNW Protectors Cy Scammell and Snow McCormick to learn about their efforts to save the Southern Resident Orca population of the Salish Sea.
"Protecting What We Love"
Coral nerd Zackery Rago patiently answers all of our questions about his work studying bleaching events in the award-winning documentary Chasing Coral and spreading its message to students across the country.
"Throwing a Better Party"
We are joined by our friend Oleg Baranovsky, who tells us about his journey from diving nude beaches in Ukraine to the kelp forests of Southern California!
"That's the Nerd in Me"
Join us for a special episode talking to Sara's dad Frank Popovich, whose career as a search & recovery diver looking for sunken ships and treasure inspired Sara to pursue scuba diving!
"Divers Never Say Die"
We sit down with dive buddies Fred Haemekerand Ian Wells to hear their oddly competitive journey through the ranks from Open Water Divers to Instructors!
"A Million Little Bubbles"
We chat with marine biologist Saoirse Pottie to talk about her research project monitoring the population of zebra sharks in Mozambique and getting the community involved with conservation efforts!
"Sharks Just Need a Good Rebranding"
We have a drink with scuba travel agent and and dive instructor Shannon Crosby to learn about her travels, travel tips, and journey from recreational diver to instructor!
"Livin' in a Fishbowl"
Your hosts Char, Megan, and Sara share their first experiences diving and what kept them coming back!
"Baby Divers - Part 1"
Your hosts loved talking about themselves so much that Episode 2 will be split into two parts! Learn more about how Char, Meg, and Sara discovered scuba!
"Baby Divers - Part 2"
Meet Safety Stop hosts Char, Megan, and Sara! We attempt to trace back the origin of our friendship, recall how our podcast came to be, and lay out what the Safety Stop is all about!