While the individuals who comprise the term “ocean activists” all work towards a common goal, the reality is, “ocean activists” come in a variety of shapes and forms, and all are armed with unique talents.
Some, for example, may use their gift of oratory to lobby on Capitol Hill or inspire others to take action at the public level. Others address issues such as coastal erosion by restoring native dune systems and watersheds. And still others weld the talent of a camera.
Enter Peter Jay Brown, a vivacious and outspoken ocean activist who has spent his adult life exposing environmental injustices throughout the world. A professional cinematographer by trade, Peter Jay Brown launched his environmental career as a young boy on Cape Cod, protesting the creation of a deep water harbor.