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)
Ocean Days of the Year
Jellyfish Day 3
DEMA Show, Las Vegas 14-17
Sustainable Ocean Summit, Hong Kong 14-16
NOGI Awards 15
#BlueGreen Seminars 15-16
DEMA Reaching Out Awards 16
DEMA WaveMaker Award 16
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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Attention, all Blue Ocean Community, mark your calendars for the July 14 premier of Chasing Coral on Netflix. You don’t want to miss this compelling report on the plight of the world’s coral reefs. Chasing Coral is the story of a group of dedicated divers, scientists,...
Oceanic Global and Advaya Initiative join forces for Good On Friday 30th June Oceanic Global and Advaya Initiative are coming together for an exciting collaboration in anticipation of another exciting event, Oceanic x Ibiza, on 20th July. Purchase tickets for this...
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...
The beautiful, coastal resort of Noli, Italy will host the Green Surf Festival from July 14-16. This year's three day event is dedicated to Stand Up Paddle (SUP), surf and sustainability, aiming to inspire festival goers to preserve and protect the ocean...
We bet you didn’t know that today is International Day of the Seafarer. Started in 2011, June 25 is a day to raise awareness about the little known contributions seafarers make in your everyday life. (Photo - The International Register Management) 90% of...
As the old proverb goes, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” so it's not just a coincidence that this first-ever UN sanctioned international celebration lands on Father’s Day 2017. Co-authored by Peru and 37 UN member states, Sustainable Gastronomy Day...
November 1-4, 2017 | Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FL TIME'S RUNNING OUT: EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS TOMORROW! WHY ATTEND? DEMA Show 2017 is the only international trade-only event celebrating the diving, action watersports and travel industries....
Surfers are becoming stoked Ocean Activists. According to Surfrider Foundation, over the last decade more than 1 million surfers have shed their “whatever, dude” attitude to help protect and preserve the ocean's natural beauty. International Surfing Day is celebrated...
Sea Turtles are some of our ocean’s most amazing creatures and deserve a day dedicated to them. So, on June 16, countries around the world are celebrating World Sea Turtle Day. In the U.S. the Recreation.gov site offers lots of data on the sea turtles found in U.S....
June 15, is Global Wind Day and an opportunity to discover and show your support for the potential of wind power to reshape our energy dependent world. Wind energy is not pie in the sky, although that’s where the turbines are. Wind is a proven, mature and cost...
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