Partners & Ambassadors

We value partnerships with people
and companies that share our vision

2°C Global Citizen Science Climate-Observing Network

2DegreesC values partnerships with companies that share our vision and mission, to make meaningful changes to the environment we live in.

Meet Our Partners

Our Ambassadors

Going Further Together

Colorado, USA

Mehgan Heaney-Grier

Marine Educator - Ocean Explorer
(Imperfect) Conservationist

In 1996, Mehgan pioneered the sport of freediving in the United States by establishing the first U.S. freedive record for both men and women, in the constant weight category.

This significant contribution to the world of diving and exploration earned her a place as one of the original inductees, and the youngest-ever at time of induction, to the Women Divers Hall of Fame, and also as a Fellow in The Explorers Club.

Melbourne, AUS

Dr. Kate Leeming

Explorer and expedition cyclist

Kate has so far pedalled a distance greater than twice the world’s circumference and achieved four world firsts on her major journeys; through Europe, across Russia, 25,000km through Australia and 22,000km west to east across Africa (from Senegal to Somalia).

She is a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, a member of The Explorers Club, an Honorary Advisor for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and a Scout Ambassador.

Florida, USA

Lad Akins

Diving Conservationist, Researcher, Explorer

With over 40 years of diving and conservation experience Lad overseas the Frost Science conservation programs, vessel and diving operations.  He also continues to work in the dive industry as a captain and instructor at Quiescence Diving Services in Key Largo and volunteers as the Executive Director of WAVAlliance.

As a NAUI scuba instructor with over 12,000 dives, and the Founding Executive Director of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, Lad is an inductee in the Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (class of 2016). Lad has served as a US Delegate on the Bi-National Commission on Marine Protected Areas with South Africa, piloted submersibles to assess fish assemblages at depths over 500’, saturated undersea for 8 days as an aquanaut, and discovered and described new species of fish in the Gulf of Mexico.  Lad has been recognized as NOAA Environmental Hero, an Oris Sea Hero, Scuba Diving Hero of the Sea and is a recipient of the Eleanor Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Lad is world renowned authority on invasive lionfish, co-authoring over 30 peer reviewed papers. Lad’s current focus at Frost Science is on developing and implementing conservation programs to protect and restore Florida’s Coral Reef.

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