Glenn Edney is an Ocean ecologist, underwater naturalist, sailor and professional diver. He has been exploring the Ocean and interacting with Ocean life for more than 30 years. He has an MSc in Holistic Science from Schumacher College and Plymouth University UK. His research is focused on understanding the Ocean as a living system and the role she plays as the primary life support system for our planet. He has a strong interest in bringing together traditional indigenous Ocean knowledge and modern scientific ecological understanding. Together with his wife Janey they have founded Ocean-Spirit, with the aim of fostering a deeper and more harmonious relationship with the living Ocean. They live on the north east coast of New Zealand, overlooking the Pacific.