About Amos Nachoum
Amos Nachoum’s photos and essays have appeared in hundreds of publications around the globe, including National Geographic, Time, Life, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Le Figaro, Terra Sauvage, Airone, Mondo Somerso, Der Spiegel, Unterwasser, and many more. His work has also been included in the books The Living Ocean, The World of Nature, and Oceans. He has appeared on National Geographic Explorer, Today, and Good Morning America and featured in People, Esquire, and Money magazines. Amos’s photography has won Nikon, Communication Arts, and BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards. Amos was honored with The International SeaKeeper of the Year 2019, an award that has previously been given to James Cameron, Prince Albert, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mikhail Gorbachev, Jean-Michel Cousteau and others.
Mission Blue is a non-profit conservation foundation dedicated to public awareness, access and support for marine protected areas, run by Dr. Sylvia Earl. Amos is a strong supporter and long-time representative of the organization. Mission Blue designates special areas that are critical for the ocean's health as Hope Spots. The Mission Blue team has embarked on a series of expeditions to shed light on these vital ecosystems and ignite support to safeguard Hope Spots as marine protected areas, using documentaries, social media, traditional media and other innovative tools to raise public awareness.