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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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
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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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Invasive Species Every year, the U.S. "celebrates" Invasive Species Week. Why do they take an entire week to talk about plant and animal species that take up residency in non-native habitats? Not all immigrants stir up trouble, but those defined as invasive marine...
World Whale Day seeks to raise awareness on the continuing need to protect whales. The oceans’ most iconic mammals are threatened by human-related activities. (photo - Robert Frerck) entanglement in fishing gear (by-catch), climate change, ship strikes, toxic...
Now, more than ever before, we need to stand together to save the world’s coral reefs. You can be part of the solution. Join Richard Vevers of hit Netflix documentary “Chasing Coral” at Raise the Reef 2018, Coral Restoration Foundation’s 6th Annual Gala. At the...
The results of DEMA's 2018 Board of Directors Election are in! Members of DEMA's 2018 Board of Directors include the following individuals: A1-Manufacturing Mike Hollis, Aqua Lung Jenna Meistrell, Body Glove* A2-Diver Certification and Training Agencies Dallas,...
The mission of the Darwin Foundation in sponsoring International Darwin Day is to inspire people to reflect and act on intellectual bravery, to be perpetually curious and nourish the hunger for truth and scientific thinking that was embodied by the life and work of...
Everyone should be commemorating World Wetland’s Day on Feb. 2nd, they are indispensable to a healthy environment! The reasons for preserving our wetlands are endless but here are some of the most critical: wetlands provide a vital habitat for thousands of animals,...
As I write this I am looking out over a frozen lake covered in several feet of snow and ice. And where we live the winter is just half over. February, especially can be a brutal month in the northern hemisphere, and this year has been particularly challenging for...
Straws have been around for a very long time! Pretty much ever since humans found hollow reeds and “Eureka” realized that they could blow through them. Or just as easily, suck and slurp, making the reed a handy tool. But today things have gotten out of hand. Every...
Come and get a tan in St. Petersburg, Florida while visiting the 2018 Blue Vision Summit. "Strengthening the Ocean Community" Strengthening the Ocean Community is the theme of this year's 2018 Summit. Bringing citizens, activists politicians, scientists, community...
Blue Planet II is the BBC nature series presented and narrated by naturalist, Sir David Attenborough. Each beautiful episode features visuals produced over the course of four years. The footage includes 4000 dives on 125 expeditions shot in over 39 countries. Blue...
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