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
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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The United Nations General Assembly has declared September 21st as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The International Day of Peace provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace...
More than 4,000 people gathered last week in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit. Convened by California’s Governor Jerry Brown and UN Special Envoy for climate action Michael Bloomberg, the Summit mobilized local, state, and business leaders to...
The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) annual trade show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, starting November 14 through November 17. This is the only trade show for the diving and snorkeling industry. Bona fide...
Sharks have been swimming our oceans for hundreds of millions of years. However, over the last several decades we have witnessed populations of sharks plummet worldwide. The most obvious and publicized reason has been shark finning. This practice of butchering sharks...
Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, we are being stalked once more. That’s right, this past week has been Shark Week, the Discovery Channel’s overload of everything shark. As the longest running series on cable, this program celebrated an...
Mangroves Are Climate Superheroes - July 26 is International Mangrove day. Mangroves are one of the world’s most vital ecosystems, and play a crucial role in mitigating climate change. Mangroves are climate superheroes. Oceans are responsible for 83% of global...
Last year, July 8, 2017 was set aside as Save the Vaquita Day. A year ago, the Vaquita porpoise was considered the world’s most endangered marine mammal with as few as 30 individuals left. So a year later, on International Save the Vaquita Day 2018 do we have anything...
July has become a very busy month in our battle against uncontrolled, single-use, throw-away plastics. On July 3rd we are honoring the importance of International Plastic Bag Free Day during which we are spreading the word “that a plastic bag free world is possible...
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In honor of your day, we decided to do a little digging on fatherhood in the underwater kingdom. What we turned up was a little surprising, but also quite informative. (photo - Christopher Michel/Wikipedia Commons)...
Happy Birthday JYC! Today is the 108th birthday of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. Born June 11, 1910, Jacques-Yves Cousteau was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all...
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