Sejal Mehta is a journalist and editor. She has worked, and written for, the magazine and newspaper industry for the past 20 years, including Lonely Planet Magazine India, National Geographic Traveller India, Nature inFocus, among others. She is also a published author of children’s books. For the last four years, she has walked across shores in India with the team of Marine Life of Mumbai, a citizen-led initiative documenting and creating awareness about the city’s coastal biodiversity. Her forte has become making science palatable and fun to lay audiences. Through her conversations about the intertidal zone with adults and children over the years, she has found an engaged audience, ready to convert to tidepooling on their own.