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

World Food Day 2017 – Oct. 16

World Food Day 2017 – Oct. 16

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...

Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit

Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit

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...

Rapa Nui Marine Park, one of world’s largest MPAs

Rapa Nui Marine Park, one of world’s largest MPAs

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is world famous for its inscrutable, monuments, called moai, that dot the island’s landscape. Now the isolated Chilean Island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean has another reason to be world famous. The Rapa Nui Marine Park is an...

Misool Marine Reserve Named a Mission Blue Hope Spot

Misool Marine Reserve Named a Mission Blue Hope Spot

September 15, 2017, Raja Ampat, Indonesia – Mission Blue announced today that it has recognized the 300,000-acre, privately-managed Misool Marine Reserve as a Mission Blue Hope Spot.    Led by legendary oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue is uniting a global...

International Year of Sustainable Tourism

International Year of Sustainable Tourism

The UN has affirmed that 2017 is International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and has set 17 goals as targets for sustainable tourism and development. Achieving these goals not only furthers growth, but improves the quality of life, protects the...

World Maritime Day, September 28

World Maritime Day, September 28

We are all aware of the enormous contribution that global maritime shipping makes to the world economy, however there is a downside. So it is entirely fitting that the theme for 2017 World Maritime Day is multifaceted, addressing many issues including maritime...

57th NOGI Awards at DEMA 2017

57th NOGI Awards at DEMA 2017

The Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences will be presenting the 57th NOGI Awards on Thursday November 2 at the Rosen Center Hotel in conjunction with the DEMA Show in Orlando Florida. Often considered the "Oscars of the Ocean", this annual black-tie gala is an...

Ocean Conservation Through Art

Ocean Conservation Through Art

The worlds of marine conservation and ocean art will be joining forces in Chicago this coming Spring 2018 in an effort to raise funds for citizen submarines and to bring ocean awareness to an urban, Midwestern community.   Marine Mural by Wyland "Globally...

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