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

International Year of the Reef

International Year of the Reef

The first International Year of the Reef was declared in 1997 as an alert broadcast to the world, to focus our attention on the increasing threats to the earth’s coral reef ecosystems. Ten years later the ICRI has declared 2018 to be the Third International Year of...

Penguin Awareness Day, January 20

Penguin Awareness Day, January 20

Penguin Awareness Day was created to celebrate one of our favorite animals. Almost everyone loves to watch penguins. They seem to do a perfect imitation of Charlie Chaplin! And, when they get in the water, they transform, losing all awkwardness as they become mini...

Have a Great Time on Blue Monday! I Dare You!

Have a Great Time on Blue Monday! I Dare You!

Blue Monday is considered the most depressing day of the year. And we were in the middle of a snow/sleet/ice storm with temperatures down around -5°F and we could not be more depressed. So we could barely bring ourselves to get out of bed for coffee much less write a...

Deadline for Elections to DEMA Board of Directors

Deadline for Elections to DEMA Board of Directors

DEMA has announced that its 2018 elections to the Board of Directors is scheduled from December 19, 2017 to January 29, 2018. All 2018 A-category, voting Members are encouraged to participate in this election to help determine the future of DEMA and the Diving...

National Geographic’s Encounter Ocean Odyssey

National Geographic’s Encounter Ocean Odyssey

So, a buddy says “I want to show you one of the most incredible diving experiences” and you say “sure let me grab my swim suit” and he says “you don’t need one” and he takes you to Times Square. You have got to be kidding? Of course you know lots of weird stuff goes...

The Prettiest Christmas Trees are Underwater!

The Prettiest Christmas Trees are Underwater!

Are we in the Christmas spirit yet? The malls are packed, none-stop Christmas carols on the radio, and it’s snowing where I live, so it should be a guaranteed white Christmas. Since we live in the country, we have a tradition that starts during the fall when we start...

COP23 Report Card from Bonn

COP23 Report Card from Bonn

14 November 2017, COP23 (Conference of the Parties) has just concluded in Bonn, Germany and it seems the results are mixed. Although many of the processes set in place at the Paris Agreement were pushed forward to be finalized next year in Poland, the conference also...

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