• About Us

    Beneath the Waves, Inc. is a global platform for ocean conservation, education, and discovery. Our mission is to raise awareness regarding critical marine issues, foster the advancement of science, and promote the protection of our oceans.

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  • Festivals and Screenings

    Times, dates, and details on upcoming events.

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  • Submit a Film

    Join our growing family of ocean communicators.

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    Become an ocean leader and inspiration in your community.

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  • Youth Making Ripples

    An initiative to involve K-12 students and inspire the next generation of leaders.

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  • Our Team

    The team is comprised of a group of marine science graduate students and biologists from around the world.

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Recent News

YMR: Deadline Extension

 We are extending the submission deadline until Friday December 12th! Detailed submission guidelines/checklist can be found at http://www.beneaththewavesfilmfest.org/youth-making-ripples/ or by emailing youthmakingripples@gmail.com […]

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Diving Deeper with Phil Gravinese

Phil Gravinese Florida Institute of Technology Today we dive deeper with researcher and Youth Making Ripples Co-director, Phil Gravinese. Phil […]

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Slider image credits as follows: Kelp Forest Diver (Kyle McBurnie, kylemcburnie.com); Male Sheephead (Desmond Ho, desmondhophoto.smugmug.com); Humpback whale (Shawn Heinrichs, bluespheremedia.com); Cinema (Beneath the Waves); Manatees/Blue Hole (Erica Staaterman, ericastaaterman.com)Blue-footed Boobies (Emily Nelson)