Sentient Planet
Sentient Planet
May 13, 2021
Mapping the Salish Sea with Stefan Freelan
Play • 31 min

This week, we step back from the Southern Resident Orca to discover more about their watery home through the eyes of a mapmaker.

Stefan Freelan is the cartographer from Western Washington University who created the Salish Sea & Surrounding Basin map, aiding a decades-long campaign to bring an official name (and purpose) to an entire ecosystem.

To download a free copy of his beautiful (two-sided!) Salish Sea map, visit Stefan's website here.

Call to Action: If you haven't already, please consider signing the petition for Legal Rights for the Salish Sea.

Intro music: "The Spaces Between" by Scott Buckley.

Interstitial music: "Odyssey" by One Man Symphony.

Coastal audio: BBC Sounds.

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