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

$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...

Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

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...

DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

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...

Ocean Nomad: Sail the Ocean Making a Difference

Ocean Nomad: Sail the Ocean Making a Difference

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...

Women Divers Hall of Fame, Class of 2018 at DEMA Show 2017

Women Divers Hall of Fame, Class of 2018 at DEMA Show 2017

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...

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...

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