It became pretty clear to me that conservation had changed, that it wasn’t about hugging trees and saving sharks and pandas, it was about saving humans.
—Rob Stewart (Summit ’15)
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Jellyfish Day 3
DEMA Show, Las Vegas 14-17
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NOGI Awards 15
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International Day for Tolerance 16
Buy Nothing Day 23
Evolution Day 24
Giving Tuesday 27
Manatee Awareness Month 1-30
International Year of the Reef to Dec 31
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On October 4th a group of practitioners, researchers, educators, scientists, artists and all round water advocates came together in Miami and around the globe (real and virtual space) for the 8th Annual Blue Mind Summit hosted by Wallace J Nichols author of Blue Mind...
On December 2nd, thousands of delegates representing 200 countries will gather in Katowice, Poland for what will be the most important climate conference since the signing of the Paris Accord in 2015. The goal of COP24 is to agree on a “work program” limiting the...
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Michel Cousteau have teamed up to bring you Wonders of the Sea, an inspiring 85 minute underwater documentary. Wonders of the Sea follows famed filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and his children Celine and Fabien on a voyage of unknown,...
Dedicated to recognizing and honoring the contributions of women divers, the Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is an international non-profit professional honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including: The Arts, Science, Medicine,...
The 1st International Scuba Diving Sustainability Workshop, a 3-day intensive hosted by ReefCheck Italy - was held Oct 19-21, 2018 in Genoa, Italy. A highlight of this was the big reveal of Green Bubbles' 5-year Blue Economy project. An initiative of ten different...
Industry Leaders Sponsor First-Ever #BlueGreen Seminar Series to Help Dive Operators Thrive in Profound Change A series of first-ever seminars will be presented at DEMA Show 2018 to help dive businesses embrace the fundamental changes impacting the industry right now....
If you want to be inspired by the potential, unlocked by adventurous, daring women, look to this group. These female leaders in the Women DIvers Hall of Fame make an impact on the industry and support ocean-changemakers with training and academic funding. Do you dream...
Recent news out of Canada regarding whales has not been good. The endangered North Atlantic Right Whale, numbering fewer than 500, saw 17 whales killed in 2017. Entanglements in fishing gear or from collisions with shipping were the cause of most of the deaths. The...
I love octopus! And I have had the good luck to dive with them around the world from the Giant Pacific Octopus in Puget Sound to the miniature Blue Ringed Octopus in the South Pacific. It's considered one of the world’s most venomous marine animals. I have never...
A new law makes California the first state in the U.S. to regulate plastic straws. It is not a complete ban since it only applies to dine-in restaurants, excluding fast food outlets, delis and coffee shops. In addition, it only bans restaurants from automatically...
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