Jon Bowermaster

A six-time grantee of the National Geographic Expeditions Council and award-winning writer and filmmaker Bowermaster was recently named one of a dozen Ocean Heroes by the NGS.

Author of eleven books, he is also writer, director and producer of twenty documentary films, most recently After the Spill, Louisiana Water Stories, Part II, and Dear President Obama, The Clean Energy Revolution Is Now, produced with and narrated by actor/advocate Mark Ruffalo.

Current film projects include The Ghost Fleet, which looks at the global issue of fishing slaves, a six-part series for Vice.com, “Clean Water Wars” and the web series The Hudson, A River at Risk.

Bowermaster lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.