Sam Keck Scott is a writer and biologist from Northern California. Sam is currently working for the Biosphere Foundation as a mate on their 108-year-old sailboat, Mir. This winter, they will sail Mir from Bali to Raja Ampat and back, setting up small-scale coral restoration projects along the way. Follow their voyage here, and you can also find both Mir and Sam on Instagram: @miratsea and @samkeckscott, and Twitter: @biospherefdn and @samkeckscott

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