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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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

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 recognized...

International Whale Shark Day

International Whale Shark Day

Maybe it has something to do with their size. Is that why we love whales and whale sharks? Certainly, there is a majesty and grace to the way they move, maybe it’s because they also seem to be gentle, although whales can certainly be aggressive when they need to be....

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