The finalists of The Ocean Awards have been revealed. Click through to see the finalists, with details of the category below.
Visionary Award finalists:
Steve McIvor, Global Ghost Gear Initiative
Louis Bacon, Bacon Foundation
Stuart Beck, United Nations
About the Visionary Award
The Visionary Award recognises the individual or group that have taken the lead on globally-significant actions for the benefit of ocean health. The winner of the Visionary Award will have shown consistent leadership on ocean issues, going above and beyond others in their commitment to protecting marine life.
**Criteria: **Nominees for the Visionary Award must have a demonstrable track record of leadership on marine issues. They must either have initiated or taken a lead in influencing a globally-significant effort for the benefit of the ocean, or seen a significant milestone in a previously initiated effort, within the period July 1 2015 to July 1 2016.