Laura Trethewey on the Race to Map the Oceans
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to Laura Trethewey, author of The Deepest Map, about the high-stakes race to chart the world’s oceans.
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Laura Trethewey is an award-winning environmental and ocean journalist and the author of The Imperiled Ocean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea. In 2020, the Writers’ Trust of Canada awarded her a Rising Star award. Her writing has been published and featured in the Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian magazine, Courrier International, the Guardian, the Walrus, the Atlantic, the Globe and Mail, Hakai magazine, and Canadian Geographic, earning her national and provincial nominations. She is a former writer and editor for Canada’s Vancouver Aquarium. She received a master of fine arts in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and currently teaches creative nonfiction at Sheridan College in Ontario.