In the latest installment of "The Lineup" with Dave Prodan, Dr. Easkey Britton, an Irish marine social scientist and big wave surfer, talks the history of the surfing in Ireland, the healing and restorative properties of the ocean and protecting oceans moving forward.
Protecting 30% Of Our Oceans By 2030
Britton talks about the We Are One Ocean campaign and the 30x30 petition that calls on world leaders to protect 30% of our shared one ocean by the year 2030. Make Sure to check out Britton's We Are One Ocean episode and then sign the petition to protect 30% of our shared one ocean by the year 2030: WeAreOneOcean.org
The Healing Power Of The Ocean
Britton dives deep into what is Blue Health and the countless proven mental and physical benefits of being in the ocean, from the healing effects of the water on PTSD, anxiety, and depression to the impact of cool water immersion on the nervous system.
Deep Roots In Irish Surf Lore
Detailing her family's roots in surfing where Britton's grandma was responsible for bringing some of the first surfboards into Ireland, she explores her competitive career and how she got into big wave surfing, and breaks down the Irish surf scene.
Top 5 Ways The Ocean Can Benefit Your Health
Then, in this week's "Top 5" segment of the podcast, Britton breaks down the top five ways that the ocean can benefit your health.
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