We see, hear and read daily about the wide-reaching effects of climate change. How can we make sense of this information and not be overwhelmed by its scope?

Shari R Ross, citizen environmentalist, scuba diver, and artist describes the actions of The Sea People a coral restoration organization working in Raja Ampat who A.C.T. = ask questions, collaborate with the locals, and take action to improve and maintain the marine environment, and, proposes ways we all can move to positive and transformative climate actions. “Without blue, there is no green”. – Dr. Sylvia Earle


A Colorado resident and citizen environmentalist who combines advanced scuba dive skills with conservation. She is certified in coral restoration and works with projects wherever she can. Shari creates presentations that combine science and art programs for adults and youth, focusing on the importance and stewardship of our oceans. Her goal is to inspire, inform and motivate others to positively impact our blue planet.  She creates coral-inspired art pieces that have been exhibited and sold in galleries and museums in the United States.


“It is the worst of times but it is the best of times because we still have a chance.” – Dr. Sylvia Earle, Marine Biologist, Activist and Oceanographer 


“The greatest danger to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan