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
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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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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...
SheEO.world is a new global initiative designed to radically transform how female social entrepreneurs are financed and supported using a model of radical generosity. This year 50 women in both the US and Canada were selected as having what it takes to be a top SheEO,...
One billion of the world’s population rely on coral reefs for their food, livelihood or to protect vulnerable coastal habitats. Unfortunately, these coral reefs are severely threatened by development, pollution, climate change and overfishing. It is estimated that 30%...
The COP23 Sustainable Innovation Forum was held in Bonn, Germany last week and the Pope had a strong message for the forum's negotiators. Warning them to avoid "four perverse attitudes" regarding climate change and its impact on our planet. “denial, indifference,...
Song of Silence – Water, Spirit, Energy, Life “Mother Nature is the greatest artist and water is one of her favorite brushes. The element of water alters our vision and impressions. Known forms transition into new, unique and often startling creations, often beyond...
Congratulations to our Ocean Ally Mikki McComb-Kobza and the Ocean First Institute on receiving the Blue Friend of the Year Award at the Go Blue Awards Gala held in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on Friday, October 27. Mikki is Executive Director of Ocean First Institute...
One of our co-founders, Laurie Wilson will be at DEMA 2017 (Dive Equipment Manufacturers Association} held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, starting November 2 thru November 4.Laurie will be walking the convention floor getting the scoop on...
And do we need more of it!!! I must admit that in today’s hot, over-the-top political climate I have had less than perfect patience. So maybe an International Day For Tolerance will cause some of us (including myself) to take a deep, slow breath and reflect on some of...
November 24, is celebrated as Evolution Day, and commemorates the anniversary of the first publication in 1859 of Charles Darwin’s masterwork On the Origin of Species. In 1837 when Darwin was only 28 years old he penned the famous line “one species does change into...
From November 29 - December 1, 2017 the World Ocean Council will present the Sustainable Ocean Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. SOS 2017 will bring together leadership of companies and organizations representing the diversity of the Ocean Business Community....
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