Media

A selection of various video and audio clips featuring Dan from interviews, conferences, and other public events
View Dan’s 360° Virtual Reality films on YouTube

Join Dan on location in places like Bermuda and the Falklands shot using a 360 degrees camera system.

This viewing experience may be new to you. To view either:
(1) click play and use the mouse on your computer, or move your phone about, to ‘look’ around you, or
(2) if viewing on a phone, click the small mask icon, place your phone on its side and view using a headset.
Find out more at https://vr.google.com/cardboard/

Cheap VR headsets can be bought online e.g. Google Cardboard on Amazon

View Dan’s 360° Virtual Reality films on YouTube

Join Dan on location in places like Bermuda and the Falklands shot using a 360 degrees camera system.

This viewing experience may be new to you. To view either:
(1) click play and use the mouse on your computer, or move your phone about, to ‘look’ around you, or
(2) if viewing on a phone, click the small mask icon, place your phone on its side and view using a headset.
Find out more at https://vr.google.com/cardboard/

Cheap VR headsets can be bought online e.g. Google Cardboard on Amazon

Why We Must Protect The Ocean

A multimedia StoryMap exploring the fundamental links between ocean health and our health and prosperity, and why we must dramatically and rapidly scale up full and effective protection for our life-giving ocean for all our benefits.

IUCN, Jan 2022



Why We Must Protect The Ocean

A multimedia StoryMap exploring the fundamental links between ocean health and our health and prosperity, and why we must dramatically and rapidly scale up full and effective protection for our life-giving ocean for all our benefits.

IUCN, Jan 2022



Ocean Impact

This beautiful short film from IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas, narrated by Caroline Merner, explores our relationship to the ocean and how full and effective ocean protection is part of the blueprint to secure a brighter future for us all.

IUCN , Jan 2022

Ocean Impact

This beautiful short film from IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas, narrated by Caroline Merner, explores our relationship to the ocean and how full and effective ocean protection is part of the blueprint to secure a brighter future for us all.

IUCN , Jan 2022



In Too Deep

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition filter the murky waters of deep-sea mining and ask, do we really need to mine the deep ocean?

Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, Nov 2021

In Too Deep

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition filter the murky waters of deep-sea mining and ask, do we really need to mine the deep ocean?

Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, Nov 2021



The Wildlife Trusts #COP26 Daily Update – 5th Nov 2021.

Update from Ocean Day at #COP26, including an interview with Dan Laffoley discussing the role of blue carbon and our marine environment in the climate debate.

The Wildlife Trusts, Nov 2021

The Wildlife Trusts #COP26 Daily Update – 5th Nov 2021.

Update from Ocean Day at #COP26, including an interview with Dan Laffoley discussing the role of blue carbon and our marine environment in the climate debate.

The Wildlife Trusts, Nov 2021



Acting on Ocean Risk

A short film looking at the impact of climate change and other human activities that pose a serious threat to marine ecosystems, and give rise to ocean-derived risks with negative economic and social implications.

IUCN, Oct 2021

Acting on Ocean Risk

A short film looking at the impact of climate change and other human activities that pose a serious threat to marine ecosystems, and give rise to ocean-derived risks with negative economic and social implications.

IUCN, Oct 2021



The Azores Archipelago Hope Spot – A Model of Ecotourism and Conservation Leadership

Dr Sylvia Earle, Dan Laffoley and other Azores experts explain what makes the Azores Archipelago Mission Blue Hope Spot such a special place.

A film by Mission Blue, July 2021

The Azores Archipelago Hope Spot

Dr Sylvia Earle, Dan Laffoley and other Azores experts explain what makes the Azores Archipelago Mission Blue Hope Spot such a special place.

A film by Mission Blue, July 2021



Panel Discussion – Ocean and climate ambition from COP25 to COP26 and beyond.

A recording of a panel discussion hosted by the Atlantic Council and moderated by Dan. More details (and links to video recordings in English and Spanish), on the weblink below.

Atlantic Council Panel Discussion, June 2021

Panel Discussion – Ocean and climate ambition from COP25 to COP26 and beyond.

A recording of a panel discussion hosted by the Atlantic Council and moderated by Dan. More details (and links to video recordings in English and Spanish), on the weblink below.

Atlantic Council Panel Discussion, June 2021



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How To Save An Ocean Podcast – Letter From A Future Scientist: A Conversation With Dan Laffoley

In this episode of the How To Save An Ocean podcast, Dan talks about his childhood inspirations and his professional experiences working as a leading global expert on ocean conservation.

How To Save An Ocean Podcast
By Big Ocean, 2021

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How To Save An Ocean Podcast – Letter From A Future Scientist: A Conversation With Dan Laffoley

In this episode of the “How To Save An Ocean” podcast, Dan talks about his childhood inspirations and his professional experiences working as a leading global expert on ocean conservation.

How To Save An Ocean Podcast
By Big Ocean, 2021



WCPA – Stewards of the Planet (2021)

Video showcasing IUCN’s World Commission of Protected Areas and the excellent conservation work of it’s 2500+ members across 140 countries.

Dan is Marine Vice-Chair for the WCPA, and was producer of this video.

IUCN, April 2021

WCPA – Stewards of the Planet (2021)

Video showcasing IUCN’s World Commission of Protected Areas and the excellent conservation work of it’s 2500+ members across 140 countries.

Dan is Marine Vice-Chair for the WCPA, and was producer of this video.

IUCN, April 2021



Conservation Action For Paris Agreement

Listen to Dan Laffoley speaking at the Ocean Recovery Conference on the need to join up conservation action across UN Conventions to support the Paris Agreement. Major gains can be made right now by all countries protecting ‘blue carbon’ in their MPAs. We need to act now. What is stopping us!!

Recording From Online Conference

Ocean Recovery Conference, Jan 2021
https://oceanrecoveryconference.co.uk/

Conservation Action For Paris Agreement

Listen to Dan Laffoley speaking at the Ocean Recovery Conference on the need to join up conservation action across UN Conventions to support the Paris Agreement.

Ocean Recovery Conference, Jan 2021
https://oceanrecoveryconference.co.uk/



Marine Biology Live: Dan Laffoley, “Don’t do stupid things to the ocean!”

To celebrate World Oceans Day 2020, the Marine Biological Association held a live podcast event, chatting with MBA Council Member, Professor Dan Laffoley about all things ocean and how in a world of 6 billion people, every one of us can make a difference.

Marine Biological Association, June 2020
https://www.mba.ac.uk/

Marine Biology Live: Dan Laffoley, “Don’t do stupid things to the ocean!”

To celebrate World Oceans Day 2020, the Marine Biological Association held a live podcast event, chatting with MBA Council Member, Professor Dan Laffoley about all things ocean.

Marine Biological Association, June 2020
https://www.mba.ac.uk/



How to save our ocean #30by30

Without a healthy ocean, there would be no life as we know it. At least 30% of the global ocean needs to be protected by 2030.

Video produced by the UK government in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Narrated by Sting. Dan was co-producer of this video.

Defra, Jan 2020

How to save our ocean #30by30

Without a healthy ocean, there would be no life as we know it. At least 30% of the global ocean needs to be protected by 2030.

Video produced by the UK government in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Narrated by Sting. Dan was co-producer of this video.

Defra, Jan 2020



Making Waves – IMPAC 4

The 4th International Marine Protected Area Congress took place from September 4th to 8th in La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile. During the event, over 800 marine conservation professionals and practitioners from all around the world met, exchanged and discussed marine protected areas issues including governance, efficiency, finance and their surface area expansion.

Dan was producer for this IUCN WCPA video.

IUCN, Sept 2017

Making Waves – IMPAC 4

The 4th International Marine Protected Area Congress took place from September 4th to 8th in La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile. During the event, over 800 marine conservation professionals and practitioners from all around the world met, exchanged and discussed marine protected areas issues including governance, efficiency, finance and their surface area expansion.

Dan was producer for this IUCN WCPA video.

IUCN, Sept 2017



WCPA – Stewards of the Planet

Promotional video showcasing IUCN’s World Commission of Protected Areas and the excellent conservation work of it’s 2500+ members across 140 countries.

Dan is Marine Vice-Chair for the WCPA, and was producer of this video.

IUCN, April 2017

WCPA – Stewards of the Planet

Promotional video showcasing IUCN’s World Commission of Protected Areas and the excellent conservation work of it’s 2500+ members across 140 countries.

Dan is Marine Vice-Chair for the WCPA, and was producer of this video.

IUCN, April 2017



Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ). Video Message For Australian Museum, Sydney, 16 March 2017 Explaining Ocean Warming Report
World Conservation Congress, Hawaii, September 2016
Presentation on Protection of the High Seas
Meeting hosted by President of Iceland, Reykjavík, Sept 2016
Interview with Colombian Radio Station on Ocean Warming
W Radio, Bogota, October 2016
Importance of including the ocean in COP21 negotiations
Oceans inc, Dec 2015
Reaction to Paris COP21 Agreement
Oceans inc, Dec 2015
Official trailer for Mission Blue, a feature length documentary which tells the story of world-renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe on an urgent mission to shed light on the dire condition of Earth’s oceans.

Dan was a lead scientific advisor for the film.

Mission Blue/Netflix, July 2014

Official trailer for Mission Blue
Mission Blue/Netflix, July 2014
Marine Protection and Aquaculture
Dukascopy TV Interview, May 2015
Shared Planet – Natural Symbols
BBC Radio 4, January 2015
Championing The High Seas
Google Hangout, IUCN World Parks Congress, Dec 2014
Marine Conservation Panel Discussion
Radio Marinara, IUCN World Parks Congress, Dec 2014
Places: Our Best Hope For The Ocean
Capitol Hill Oceans Talk, June 2014
The Ocean – The Future We Want
University of Iceland, April 2014