Joseph "Joal" Ascalon

Executive Director SEA Institute

Joseph “Joal” Ascalon

Joal Ascalon is the Executive Director of the SEA Institute – Verde Island Passage (SEA-VIP). SEA-VIP is a marine conservation foundation mobilizing Science, Education and Advocacy for a healthy and resilient Verde Island Passage, recognized as the center of the center of the world’s marine biodiversity.

SEA-VIP works to establish local communities of empowered citizen scientists to manage and protect this unique ecosystem. Among SEA’s projects are Environment, Conservation and Outdoor Camps (ECOCamps) and Community Reef Monitoring Programs.