EVENTS

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

We Bring Ocean People Together

Our Ocean Events serve to call in the water tribe from around the world to bring hope, share knowledge and have fun!  Meet other Blue Ocean People on and offline at these upcoming events presented by Blue Ocean.net, or our partners and allies.

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When you sign up for complimentary weekly Ocean Update, you will be first in the know to access some of this community’s signature events, like our annual Blue Ocean Summit. Every quarter we present online Arts & Cultural exhibits that spotlight Photographers, Artists, Filmmakers and Authors. And we let you know when members of this awesome community are congregating  in person at shows and events around the globe. To be first in line for upcoming Blue Ocean events, please Join Us.

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Is there an Ocean event you would like to share with this community? Let us know with an email that includes a brief description of the event (with all pertinent information), write “Event” in the subject line and send your message to Robert (at) BlueOcean.net. If an article is created for your event, we will need a logo and /or image (with credit) that includes the rights to post to this website.

Featured Event

A Whale Of A Day! Feb 16, 2018, World Whale Day

A Whale Of A Day! Feb 16, 2018, World Whale Day

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...

It’s Time to Raise the Reef!

It’s Time to Raise the Reef!

  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...

DEMA Introduces Its Board of Directors for 2018

DEMA Introduces Its Board of Directors for 2018

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,...

Your Inner Fish on International Darwin Day

Your Inner Fish on International Darwin Day

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...

World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2nd

World Wetlands Day, Feb. 2nd

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,...

Beat Winter! Dive Into these Shows

Beat Winter! Dive Into these Shows

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...

“No Straw Please” It’s International Straw Free Day

“No Straw Please” It’s International Straw Free Day

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...

Blue Planet II is Critical TV Viewing!

Blue Planet II is Critical TV Viewing!

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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