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It’s a change-making, ocean-loving water tribe here at Blue Ocean Network. We are deeply connected to the sea and that compels our Members to take action and contribute, each in their own way, to save our oceans. While we can have some serious fun in this community, we believe in the power of individual action to protect our blue planet.

 

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  • JOB SEARCH Ocean Updates is a tool to let this community know about your skills, preferences and availability.
  • FELLOWSHIPS – We regularly post Fellowship opportunities in our community via Ocean Updates. 
  • PAID INTERNSHIPS – Blue Ocean has an inhouse Internship program for people developing their media,marketing and communications skills in the ocean change-making and social enterprise arenas. Check out the BON Intership Program and available postings.

To be included in weekly Ocean Updates Submit your Job Posting / Available Expertise / Funding support opportunities in a brief email (125 words max) to Robert (at) BlueOcean.Net with “Career Support” in the Subject line. Posts are screened and subject to space availability.

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Join us and be a part of a growing tribe of Ocean People who are taking action in our own backyards.  True, some have very big backyards. But no matter where you live, you can tap into the power of the tribe to help you bend the needle for the better.

Tell Costa Rica No to Sale of Hammerhead Shark Fins

Tell Costa Rica No to Sale of Hammerhead Shark Fins

Blue Ocean Network has long been outspoken it its opposition to the international trade in shark fins. We are alarmed by the recent attempts by Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis to overturn his country's ban on the export of shark fins.   In 2013 the former...

Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

Meet the Covert Clones Battling Climate Change

I know that you will enjoy this article on Covert Clones Battling Climate Change by Erika Delemarre our newest Blue Ocean contributor. We will be publishing a second article by Erika next week on how Kelp Forests can help us fight climate change. Welcome Erika and...

#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

#MissionGoliath Save the Goliath Grouper

Mission Blue is rallying all ocean warriors to protect Florida's Goliath Grouper. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is considering allowing the harvest of Goliath Groupers. This could mean that 400 grouper would be killed over 4 years,...

#SaveTheWhales: Take Action on Seismic Airgun Blasting

#SaveTheWhales: Take Action on Seismic Airgun Blasting

Seismic airgun blasting is used to detect oil and gas deposits on the seafloor. Seismic airguns are towed behind ships, and blast every ten seconds, 24 hours a day, for days and weeks at a time. (photo - en.paperblog.com)     Blasts can be heard 2,500 Miles from the...

International Save The Vaquita Day

International Save The Vaquita Day

The critically, endangered Vaquita has been recognized by the international community by setting aside July 8, 2017 as the first and hopefully not last International Save the Vaquita Day. Considered to be the world's most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30...

Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary Needs Your Help

Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary Needs Your Help

  Parvati.org founder and CEO, Parvati Devi, and Executive Producer Rishi Deva are delighted to share that since the wonderful Blue Ocean Summit last fall, many of our Blue Ocean Network tribe have joined in support of the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary (MAPS), whether...

Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Ban the Trade in Shark Fins

Every year tens of millions of sharks are butchered solely for their fins. In many instances the fins are cut off while the shark is alive, it is then thrown back into the sea to drown. (photo - Sea Shepherd) This inhumane practice was well documented by Rob Stewart...

Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Former EPA Heads Speak Out Against Trump

Four former directors of the U.S., EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) spoke out against the Trump administration’s environmental policies, especially his executive orders that have gutted progress made under previous administrations. Two of the administrators...

Support Scientists That Support MPAs

Support Scientists That Support MPAs

There is an on-going attack on science and there is an attack on the scientists that support science. Most recently we have seen the Trump Administration seek to roll back Obama's initiatives that created and expanded Marine Protected Areas or MPAs. While at the same...

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