More people have walked on the moon than have been to some of the places Jill Heinerth has explored right here on earth. She is a veteran of over thirty years of filming, photography and exploration on projects in submerged caves around the world with National Geographic, NOAA, various educational institutions and television networks worldwide. She is the inaugural Explorer in Residence for the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, recipient of Canada’s prestigious Polar Medal and the diving world’s highest award from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences.
Into The Planet – Journeys in Cave and Polar Diving
Jill shares a fast-paced program that highlights her new book Into The Planet and the making of the CBC documentary film Under Thin Ice where she swims with polar bears, walrus, and narwhals to tell the story of climate change.
Jill Heinerth has been diving rebreathers for over 25 years, taking them on remote filming and scientific expeditions. She shares her wisdom from lessons learned in the polar regions and underwater caves around the world.