Projects

Plastic Free Red Sea Feature Article – The School of Visual Arts, NY

Livnat is honored by the School of Visual Arts with a featured article about his new Plastic Free Red Sea campaign.

“Plastic Free Red Sea: An Art Exhibition to End Plastic Pollution” Opens in Eilat, Israel

https://www.facebook.com/FortheSea/videos/2274297726223206/ Charles Brown, The Cultural Attache for the United States Embassy in Israel, welcomes visitors to the opening of "Plastic Free Red Sea: An Art Exhibition to End Ocean Plastic" at the Municipal Gallery in Eilat.  Project organizers Ziggy Livnat, together with curators Doron Polak and Sarit Nachshon, and with support from the National [...]

By |2019-06-11T07:19:14+00:00June 11th, 2019|Events, Marine Life, Media, Outreach, Projects|

Time to hit the water!

When underwater filmmaker Ziggy Livnat took his very first diving course in the Red Sea almost three decades ago, he couldn’t have known it would inspire a lifetime dedicated to underwater filmmaking and ocean conservancy. His charming and award-winning films have educated millions about coral reef and underwater ecosystems from Hawai’i and the Caribbean to [...]

By |2019-06-02T13:19:00+00:00May 31st, 2019|Communications, Educational PSAs, Marine Life, Media, Outreach, Projects|

So honored to have been named a new National Geographic Explorer!

Dear friends, I am excited to share with you that I've been recognized by the Society as a National Geographic Explorer. I plan to use my new affiliation to continue to promote ocean conservation on a larger scale, create more educational entertainment content and influence even wider audiences around the globe, in person and with [...]

By |2019-05-27T19:22:15+00:00May 27th, 2019|Cinematography, Communications, Outreach, Projects, Uncategorized|

Coral Rehabilitation Project For Children Celebrating 20 Years

I recently found this SKY News segment about my ambitious project that was aired in Europe and the Middle East in December 1997. Back then I was working for Friends of the Earth Middle East as well as the Director of Sea Studies in the Arava Elementary School. I came up with this marine conservation/educational [...]

By |2017-12-16T17:17:23+00:00December 16th, 2017|Marine Life, Non-Profit Work, Outreach, Projects|

“Ziggy Of The Sea” Episode 3 – Spawning Surgeons

This episode celebrates the mating tribal ecstasy of the Surgeon fish in the Red Sea. Every Spring they gather just before the sun sets. Once the atmosphere is right, groups that consist of one female and a bunch of males will spring from the main school. They release eggs and sperm into the water and reunite [...]

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00August 16th, 2015|Cinematography, Marine Life, Media, Outreach, Projects, World Locations|

“Ziggy Of The Sea” Episode 2 – A Date With A Jelly

Sea Turtles like to eat them, little fish are hiding from predators inside them, and people prefer not to see them too close. This episode explores the amazing diversity of Jellyfish that I encountered while diving in the Red Sea, Puerto Rico and Kenya. They always fascinated me with their hypnotic motion   YNET Jellyfish Episode & Article Watch [...]

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00July 31st, 2015|Films, Marine Life, Media, Outreach, Projects, Uncategorized, World Locations|

“Ziggy Of The Sea” Video Channel Premiere On YNET

The first episode of season one follows the adaptation varieties of octopus in the Red Sea. they are the masters of camouflage, have Three hearts, swim with a jet like engine and  simultaneously control hundreds of suction cups located on their eight arms. YNET Octopus Episode & Article Watch Octopus Episode In HD

Marine Life Video Clips Series Will Air Soon On YNET

Ziggy, the underwater videographer and producer of For The Sea, has been working on a fresh marine conservation video series for Israel’s largest news website, YNET. Funding for the first season of 12 shorts secured thanks to the support the Ben-Gurion University in the Negev. The episodes explore a marine animal or marine related issue in a musical video [...]

By |2017-06-24T02:14:33+00:00July 13th, 2015|Cinematography, Films, Marine Life, Media, Outreach, Projects, World Locations|