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)

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 off-line 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 events, like our Blue Ocean SummitAnd 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.

Share Your Event

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 Hello (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

Pope Advises COP23 Forum “Don’t Be Stupid”

Pope Advises COP23 Forum “Don’t Be Stupid”

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

Song of Silence

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...

Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

Mikki McComb-Kobza and Ocean First win Go Blue Award

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...

November 16: International Day For Tolerance

November 16: International Day For Tolerance

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: Evolution Day

November 24: Evolution Day

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...

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

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....

DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

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...

Plastic Pollution Solutions

Plastic Pollution Solutions

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...

$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

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...

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