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The Diver’s Alert Network or DAN has just announced they are accepting applications for its 2018 R.W. “Bill” Hamilton Dive Medicine Research Grant. DAN offers a grant of $10,000 to provide a year of support for new or ongoing research projects into diving...
This is the second of Heather Kuhlken's articles from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. In Heather's first report, Hope For Our Ocean, she focused on the young...
The fourth, Our Ocean conference recently held in Malta produced some amazing results, in particular, over $8 billion pledged from international leaders to fight climate change, plastic pollution and other threats to our ocean’s vital marine ecosystems. Top executives...
Heather Kuhlken, our Blue Ocean contributor at large, just returned from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. Here is Heather's report Hope For Our Ocean, on the...
Vote Now for the 2017 Wave Makers Award! ** Deadline to Vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 26, 2017 ** Voting for the inaugural Wave Makers Award is now open to DEMA Members! Log in and cast your vote today! The deadline to vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific...
Haven’t we all dreamed about catching a ride on a sailboat crossing the ocean and throwing our everyday worries to the wind. Well now there’s a guide that tells you exactly how you can follow your dream. Ocean Nomad’s 400 pages are packed with stories and practical...
The Women Divers Hall of Fame is proud to announce the newest Members of the Women Divers Hall of Fame, Class of 2018, who will be inducted at Beneath the Sea in New Jersey in March. Many of these ladies will be joining the diving world at DEMA Show 2017. Show-goers...
This week we have brought three posts to you on the issue of ocean plastic pollution, please don’t get overwhelmed, think of it this way - how fortunate for the ocean that plastic pollution is finally on the world’s radar and has become a pressing global issue. Sir...
The right to food is a basic human right. Three-quarters of the extreme poor base their livelihoods on agriculture or other rural activities and these people are the most vulnerable to being displaced by destruction of these traditional livelihoods, hunger and extreme...
The Sustainable Oceans Alliance, The European Union, and the University of Malta co-host the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference. 100 young leaders from 50 different countries gather in Malta to propose solutions...
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