Introducing seavoice. An innovative magazine that delves deep into the intricate relationship between culture, climate, and water. Through thought-provoking articles, captivating stories, and insightful narratives, this ground-breaking digital platform sheds light on the intersection between nature and culture inspiring collective responsibility for our blue spaces.
Seavoice is an endorsed Decade Activity under the Ocean Decade Cultural Heritage Framework Programme. With a focus on the key global challenges of the UN Decade of Ocean Science, seavoice emphasises the importance of understanding the complex interplay between culture and the environment in tackling the pressing issues we face today.
In a world where the impact of climate change on our ocean, rivers, and lakes is increasingly evident, seavoice amplifies the voices of academics, artists and activists inspiring action to preserve and protect these finite resources. By sharing the stories of individuals who have a deep connection to bodies of water, seavoice seeks to instill a profound appreciation for their significance.
Volume 01: ‘Osmosis,’ explores the profound connections between culture and bodies of water. Osmosis, symbolising interconnectedness, the blending of ideas, and the exchange of knowledge and perspectives, represents the flow of water and its essential role in shaping our lives. Through this volume, seavoice. highlights the symbiotic relationship between humanity and water, exploring how our very survival is intricately intertwined with the health and preservation of our waters.
The full volume will be released on the 1st September, however, we are excited to announce the pre-release is now available online. Explore our first three articles from incredible authors that will take you on a deep dive through our oceans, rivers, and lakes:
“Thinking With Water” by Dr Claudia Egerer
All our journeys are definitively linked with water, and Claudia Egerer takes us on an exploration of the entwined nature of humans and the natural world. Through her thought-provoking storytelling, Claudia examines different cultures, literature, and her own experiences with water, emphasising the power of engaging stories to spread awareness for important issues.
“Finding Our Inner Ebb & Flow” by Dr Easkey Britton
Easkey Britton, a champion surfer, ocean advocate, and academic on blue health, shares her insights into the profound rewards of water immersion. Her article unveils the transformative journey of her water-bound pregnancy, emphasising our interconnectedness with the ocean and inspiring a sense of empathy for its vulnerability.
“At the Crossroads of History and Biology: Shipwrecks as Ecological Hotspots” by Prof Timmy Gambin, Maja Sausmekat, and Nick Coertze
Discover the fascinating world of reef wrecks, maritime vessels transformed into thriving artificial reefs. This article bridges the gap between nature and culture, exploring the relationship between deep-water historic wrecks and benthic ecosystems, highlighting their ecological significance beyond their historical value.
As a new magazine, we invite you to join us on this extraordinary journey by visiting our website and following our social media platforms. For more engaging ocean content, subscribe to our newsletter and connect with us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Together, let us raise awareness, ignite conversations, and empower individuals to make a difference. seavoice. is more than just a magazine; it is a call to action.
Photo 1 credit: Crossing the Line Productions
Photo 2 credit: Alice Rosaline Ward
Photo 3 credit: Clint Gallaron
Photo 4 credit: Dave Gration