More than 25 videos to choose from on sharks, billfish, groupers, lionfish,iguanas and more
To help families stay engaged, entertained and educated while they spend timeat home during the COVID-19 pandemic, world-renowned artist, conservationist,scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey and his daughter Jessica, projectmanager for the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF), have introduced more than25 free educational videos at GuyHarvey.com as well as live marine-inspiredart instruction sessions for all ages on Facebook Live from Monday throughFriday at 11 a.m. (EST), beginning March 30 when Dr. Harvey shares his arttechniques and what inspires him and answers questions from viewers.
The collection of short videos available online, known as Jessica Harvey’sExpedition Notebook, follow the father-daughter team as they travel theworld to study and document the largest predators and most exotic wildlife inthe sea and on land. There are exciting, fun and fascinating videos that givean up close and personal look at such sea creatures as the white shark, whitemarlin, shortfin mako shark, barracuda, oceanic whitetop shark, grouper,stingray and great hammerhead shark, among others. Shot in beautiful, naturalhabitats, the videos detail the life of these creatures, many of which areendangered. Viewers will learn more about what they are and where and how theylive.
“As we spend more time at home during this difficult time, these videos canprovide terrific educational moments for families,” said Dr. Harvey. “From anearly age, we can nurture a love of the sea, marine science and marine life.As they better understand the habits and habitats of marine wildlife, we canfoster the next generation of ocean conservationists,” said Dr. Harvey.
To view the videos, documentaries and additional educational resources visitguyharvey.com/pages/ghof-education.
About Guy Harvey: **** Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist,diver, angler, conservationist, explorer and entrepreneur, fiercely devoted tohis family and his love of the sea. His childhood passion for the ocean andits living creatures not only inspired him to draw but fueled a burninginterest that prompted a formal education in marine science. Having graduatedwith honors in Marine Biology from Aberdeen University in Scotland in 1977,Guy returned home to Jamaica to resume his education, earning his Ph.D. fromthe University of the West Indies in 1984. Though he gave up a budding careeras a marine biologist for that of a highly acclaimed artist, Guy has continuedhis relentless pursuit to unravel the mysteries of the sea, traveling theworld to better understand the habits and habitats of the marine wildlife hepaints. For more information, please visit www.guyharvey.com.
About the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation: The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation(GHOF) conducts scientific research and hosts educational programs aimed atconserving the marine environment. The GHOF also funds affiliated researchersworking to better understand our ocean ecosystem and educators helping tofoster the next era of marine conservationists. The GHOF will help ensure thatfuture generations can enjoy and benefit from a properly balanced oceanecosystem. www.GHOF.org
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