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Blue Drinks
WeWork Culver City
Blue Drinks

Join the 5 Gyres Institute for a FREE Blue Drinks Happy Hour in celebration of World Oceans Day on Thursday, June 8th from 6 to 8 p.m. at WeWork Culver City (5792 W Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90016).

Watch the short documentary The Smog Of The Sea, directed by Ian Cheney and produced by Jack Johnson, which chronicles 5 Gyres' 2015 SEA Change Expedition through the Sargasso Sea to research plastic pollution.

Light appetizers and drinks will be provided—please remember to BYOcup (or peruse their merchandise) as this will be a #plasticfree event!

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Blue Drinks with Sherpani

Come and join us on Thursday June 8th, it's World Oceans Day and we are co-hosting an event with The Colorado Oceans Coalition and Sherpani to help our mother earth's oceans!

If you can't join us you can still help! Used code: Blue20 for 20% off your next purchase + we will match that with donating 20% of all proceeds to The Colorado Oceans Coalition to help save our oceans.

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Blue Packaging Project
Sala d'Actes Museu Marítim de Barcelona
Blue Packaging Project

The initiative is related on reducing and preventing packaging waste at the source,
from the producer to the consumer, giving the opportunity to use new biobased fishing boxes.
The initiative wants to :
1. Raise awareness of both the public and institutions concerning the sources and consequences of plastic
pollution in particular in the fishing sector.
2. Support the implementation of regulations concerning plastic, in particular in the municipalities involved in the
initiative in order to organise a correct waste management and reduce waste transforming packaging in
compost.
3. Generate synergy between the various players involved in “plastic” in order to facilitate the implementation of
concrete solutions to combat plastic pollution, in particular showing the opportunity to use new biodegradable
materials.
4. Arise awareness and involvement of sea users (wholesalers, sea food industries, local communities, waste
management companies, etc.) to limit the use of plastic in their activities (fishing, aquaculture, selling, waste
management).
5. Disseminating and deploying the innovations in the packaging sector in order to limit the production and the
use of plastic in the marine field.

Organisation of 2 workshops in order to raise awareness concerning plastic pollution among the local stakeholders
1. Workshop City of Martinsicuro (TE) (Abruzzo Region) Small scale fishery market City Hall 19th May 2017  16.30
2. Workshop in Barcellona (Spain)  30 June 2017 (Sala d'Actes Museu Marítim de Barcelona 11.00 )
During the workshops where will be involved all the stakeholders (municipalities, stakeholders, waste management
company, sea food wholesalers, etc) will be illustrated the following arguments:
 The marine litter and the pastic pollution problem.
 The environmental impact of the use of plastic in fishing and aquaculture activities.
 The solutions available for reducing plastic in the sea and on the coast line.
During the workshops will be developed charters with local authorities in order to involve them in the fight against
plastic pollution, henancing the importance of partnerships with economic players involved in packaging and waste
management

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Blue Solutions Market Place
Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations
Blue Solutions Market Place

Blue Solutions Market Place -Learning from each other’s experiences

Side Event during the UN Ocean Conference

 

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 1:15–2:45 p.m. in the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

871 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue & 49th Street)

Lunch buffet provided 

 

Let’s stop reinventing the wheel but share our experiences and exchange knowledge to better manage and conserve our ocean and its resources.

This side event will provide background on the Blue Solutions Initiative (www.bluesolutions.info) and its approach of sharing and facilitating a re-adaption of success stories (“solutions”) in new contexts. Practitioners, who have used this approach and re-adapted existing solutions, share insights on how this process took place with an example form the Seychelles. Providers of solution examples present their cases and discuss with others seeking inspiration on how certain key elements could be transferred from one context to another. Concrete examples are contributed from Australia, Brazil and vVietnam. In a plenary discussion, different views on the approach and its implementation will be discussed, and supporters pledge their contribution to the implementation of solution examples in new settings.

Confirmed contributors to this side event:

  • Nirmal Shah, Nature Seychelles
  • Larissa Godoy, Ministry of Environment of Brazil
  • Nguyen Binh Minh, Vietnam Administration for Seas and Islands
  • Jon Day, James Cook University Australia (virtually)
  • Cathy Demesa, Network of Sustainable Livelihoods Catalysts, Inc. and co-coordinator of Philippines Ecosystems Alliance
  • Mark Spalding, Ocean Foundation

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Breathe invites you to join us to the debut screening of "A Plastic Ocean"

Breathe, a foundation created by local Durban physio and ex-competitve swimmer Sarah Ferguson, has been created to raise awareness and education on conservation for the earth, with a strong focus on ocean pollution.

Sarah will attempt to be the first African lady to swim a 42km open water swim in Hawaii in July.  

See Sarah’s website for her story and all the information : www.sarahferguson.co.za.

We are very excited to be able to screen the documentary - as well as partner with our hosts "Afro's" - a local home grown eatery, is keen and eager to support Breathe in the removal of plastic.  

The "Golden Mile" is Durban - a long stretch of beach, with great surf, and is hugely popular with runners, walkers, cyclists, swimmers, paddlers, divers - we love our ocean!

South Africa is a developing country that desperately needs to raise awareness and educate our inhabitants to understand what happens to the litter they drop and appreciate what that litter then does to the surrounding rivers and sea.  Breathe intend on making this happen!  Breathe will focus on connecting and collabarating with local initiatives, as well as empower, incentivise and enable local communities, to take action, change the mindset, and be proud of the result.

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Burleigh Beach March
Burleigh Beach
Burleigh Beach March

Bye Bye Plastic Bags Australia will be hosting a beach march held at Burleigh beach on the 4th of June. We will have banners, posters, and a plastic bag costume for people to wear. It will be relaxed, and a great way for us to get noticed by the public, and to spread the word about World Oceans Day. 

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Buscando soluciones frente la basura marina

El Colegio Oficial de Biólogos de Euskadi, Ekoetxea Urdaibai, Sufrider España y la Universidad del País Vasco (EHU-UPV) se han unido para brindar dos eventos:

- El 8 de junio, dia mundial de los océanos, se realizará un seminario con seis conferencias que concluirá con una mesa redonda en Bizkaia Aretoa, Bilbao.

- El 11 de junio recogida de basura marina en la playa de Sopela en el marco del Programa Internacional de Voluntariado Ocean Initiatives.

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Byron Bay: Beach Clean: Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign

80% of pollution enters our oceans from land!

By joining in on one of our beach clean-ups you can help reduce the volume of litter entering our waterways. Plastic pollution causes a slow and painful death for so many of our marine animals but you have the power to stop this.

On Sunday 18th of June our Byron Bay Marine Debris Crew will turn their attention to Apex Park (Main Beach), Byron Bay - 9am - 12 noon. This event is family friendly!

PLEASE NOTE: It is vital that all participants wear closed in shoes for safety reasons.

What to bring:
Closed in shoes
Wear a hat
Apply sunblock
Water in a reusable drink bottle

And if you have any of the following please bring them along - reusable gloves, tongs and/or bucket.

Let's do this together!

For the oceans!

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Cantando A Los Oceanos / Singing To The Oceans

El sábado día 3 de Junio, en el marco del Día de los oceános y del acuerdo de colaboración entre el Aquarium y el Orfeón donostiarra, el Orfeoi txiki (compuesto por niños) ofrecerá un concierto en el auditorio del Aquarium con canciones referidas al mar.

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Capacity Development for Sustainable Ocean Governance
Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations
Capacity Development for Sustainable Ocean Governance

Capacity Development for Sustainable Ocean Governance - Lessons Learned from Academia, Policy and Practice

Side Event during the UN Ocean Conference

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in theAuditorium – Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, 871 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue & 49th Street)

Coffee and refreshments provided

 

The event offers a dialogue- and joint learning platform, showcasing capacity development efforts targeting the individual, organizational as well as policy-making levels of enhancing capacities for sustainable management and use of the ocean and its resources. The organizing institutions will offer a frame for discussion by briefly outlining current conceptual thinking on capacity development efforts in environmental resource management. This will be followed by a knowledge café exchange of participants’ experiences around individual, organizational, and policy level activities. The focus will be placed on particularly positive experiences and bright spots, as well as on some of the core challenges encountered: Can we see patterns in successful capacity development approaches? Can we find common solutions to the most pressing challenges?

Agenda

10:05 – 10:10  Welcome

10:10 – 10:30 Introduction to Capacity Development Concepts

10:30 – 11:35 Knowledge Café

Guiding questions:

Can we see patterns in successful approaches?

Can we find common solutions to the most pressing challenges?

11:35 – 12:00  Keynote listeners’ reports and next steps

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Capacity for Change - Clusters and the Triple Helix

The Maritime Alliance (San Diego, CA) and the Maritime Cluster of West Sweden have been selected to co-lead a side event entitled “Capacity for Change - Clusters and the Triple Helix” at theUnited Nations on June 6, 2017, 13:15-14:30 (UN Conference Room A) during the 1st everThe Ocean Conference.   TMA Executive Director Greg Murphy will moderate the panel which includes speakers from academia, industry clusters and policy-influencers that will be discussing the role of regional clusters in coordinating activities related to Sustainable Development Goal #14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.  The role of clusters is increasingly becoming recognized around the world as the most effective and efficient way to build capacity for change.  We invite those attending The Ocean Conference to join us for the side event.

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Caravane Garonne : escale à Soulac-sur-Mer

Pour la journée mondiale des océans, Surfrider prend le large!
#CaravaneGaronne

Chaque année, 8 millions de tonnes de déchets finissent dans l’océan. 80% d’entre eux viennent de l’intérieur des terres, charriés par les cours d'eau.

Dans le cadre de sa caravane pédagogique, projet itinérant de sensibilisation qui retrace symboliquement le trajet d'un déchet de la ville à l'océan, Surfrider Foundation Europe jette l'ancre à Soulac-sur-Mer.

À cette occasion, l’accent sera mis sur l’interdépendance entre l’estuaire et l’océan. Depuis la plage, en passant par les marais, jusqu'à la salle de ciné, ces 3 journées seront dédiées au jeu, à l'échange et à la sensibilisation autour de la problématique des déchets aquatiques, et de leur impact sur la biodiversité.

PROGRAMME
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× Visite des marais maritimes médocains en collaboration avec CPIE Médoc et Asso Ceseau

× Visite du Phare de Richard
http://www.phare-richard.com/

× Projection du film « White Waves »  
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/whitewavesthedocumentary

× Collecte de déchets sur plage

× Workshop et revalorisation artistique des déchets récupérés avec l'artiste plasticienne Laurence Nourisson
https://www.thedeskart.com/archeologie-contemporaine-l-nouriss 
http://laurencenourisson.blog4ever.com/ 
 

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Caravane Garonne : escale à Soulac-sur-Mer

Pour la journée mondiale des océans, Surfrider prend le large!
#CaravaneGaronne

Chaque année, 8 millions de tonnes de déchets finissent dans l’océan. 80% d’entre eux viennent de l’intérieur des terres, charriés par les cours d'eau.

Dans le cadre de sa caravane pédagogique, projet itinérant de sensibilisation qui retrace symboliquement le trajet d'un déchet de la ville à l'océan, Surfrider Foundation Europe jette l'ancre à Soulac-sur-Mer.

À cette occasion, l’accent sera mis sur l’interdépendance entre l’estuaire et l’océan. Depuis la plage, en passant par les marais, jusqu'à la salle de ciné, ces 3 journées seront dédiées au jeu, à l'échange et à la sensibilisation autour de la problématique des déchets aquatiques, et de leur impact sur la biodiversité.




PROGRAMME
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× Visite des marais maritimes médocains en collaboration avec CPIE Médoc et Asso Ceseau

× Visite du Phare de Richard
http://www.phare-richard.com/

× Projection du film « White Waves »  
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/whitewavesthedocumentary

× Collecte de déchets sur plage

× Workshop et revalorisation artistique des déchets récupérés avec l'artiste plasticienne Laurence Nourisson
https://www.thedeskart.com/archeologie-contemporaine-l-nouriss 
http://laurencenourisson.blog4ever.com/

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Caravane Seine : en route vers l'Ocean

La Caravane Seine prend la mer !

Chaque année, 8 millions de tonnes de déchets finissent dans l’océan. 80% d’entre eux viennent de l’intérieur des terres, charriés par les cours d'eau. Pourtant, des gestes simples et des solutions existent pour éviter ce fléau.

Dans le cadre de sa caravane pédagogique, projet itinérant de sensibilisation qui retrace symboliquement le trajet d'un déchet de la ville à l'océan en passant par le fleuve,Surfrider Foundation Europe réalisera sa dernière étape au Havre !

Se déroulant sur deux jours, cette étape clôturera le voyage de la caravane au travers d'activités diverses ayant pour but d'échanger et de sensibiliser autour de la problématique des déchets aquatiques.

💧 JEUDI 8 JUIN - Journée Mondiale des Océans !

A cette occasion, un déjeuner est organisé avec les partenaires du projet, suivi d'une conférence ouverte à tous : "De la goutte de pétrole à l'assiette, stoppons l'invasion"

💧 VENDREDI 9 JUIN

14H
Sur la plage du Havre, un stand Surfrider regroupera activités pédagogiques et créations artistiques, afin d'aborder la problématique des déchets aquatiques de manière ludique.

En parallèle, une collecte de déchets se déroulera sur les fameux galets de la plage havraise. Libre à tous de rejoindre l'équipage Surfrider dans sa lutte contre les déchets aquatiques, inscrivez vous ici pour participer -> http://www.initiativesoceanes.org/fr/collecte/9936

18H
Un "Apér'Océan" clôturera l'événement !

Rejoignez l'équipage Surfrider et soyez acteurs de la protection de nos océans !

Site web de l'événement :http://www.surfrider.eu/evenements/caravane-seine-rejoignez-a-paris-a-partir-26-mars/

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Caribbean Sea Fan Festival Collaboration with the Institute of Caribbean Studies

In collaboration with the Institute of Caribbean Studies and UN Environment CEP, the Fourth
(4th) Annual Caribbean Sea Fan Festival will be curated in honor of World Ocean Day under the
theme: "The Blue Economy in 2030: Minding the Caribbean Sea." The Interview will focus on
how your work impacts on ensuring a sustainable blue economy and a living Caribbean Sea.
The interview lasts approximately 30 minutes and the interviews will be captured on camera
using either skype or zoom.
UN Environment CEP will be a presenting partner and have shared contacts that can participate
in the interview.

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Caught In The Middle
The Fat Fish Restaurant Plettenberg Bay
Caught In The Middle

Join us in celecrating World Ocean's Day at The Fat Fish Restaurant in Plettenberg Bay as we host Dr Mark Brown, program director for the Nature's Valley Trust for and informative talk and fundraiser -

"CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE"
- SHORE BASED FISHING BETWEEN THE TWO MPA'S IN PLETT

The Nature’s Valley Trust has worked closely with recreational fisherman in recent years, collecting valuable data on the status of fishing in our bay. By comparing their results from 2015 to those from an earlier study in 2003, they have been able to assess changes in catch per unit effort, and size of fish caught. The presentation will go through these interesting results, discuss possible causes for the change, and showcase the efforts they are putting in to work more with recreational fisherman to try address some of the issues raised.

 

Venue - The Fat Fish

Date - 8 June 2017

Time - 12:30 - 14:00

Tickets - R140pp - which includes an ocean friendly WWF -SASSI inspired two course lunch!
For more information or to book your seat please email nicola@thefatfish.co.za or call The Fat Fish 044 533 4740

 

 

 

 

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Celebración del Día Mundial de los Océanos
Parque Marino del Pacífico
Celebración del Día Mundial de los Océanos

Con el objetivo de sensibilizar a las personas sobre la importancia que ejercen los océanos en nuestro diario vivir; unir a la población mundial entorno al objetivo de la gestión sostenible de los océanos ya que representan una fuente de alimento, medicinas y empleos e informar a la población sobre las consecuencias de la actividad humana en los océanos; la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas designó el 08 de junio como el Día Mundial de los Océanos. 
Dentro de este marco global, el Parque Marino del Pacífico, en conjunto con el Ministerio de Educación Pública, la Universidad de Costa Rica sede del Pacífico, la Universidad Técnica Nacional sede del Pacífico, Cámara de Turismo de Puntarenas y la Red Interinstitucional y Comunal Pro Puntarenas; venimos organizando una serie de actividades educativas en torno a la sensibilización sobre la importancia y conservación de los recursos marino costeros.

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Celebramos el Dia Mundial de los Oceanos proyectando RACING EXTINCTION en Buenos Aires

Están todos invitados a acercarse al Cine Teatro York este Jueves 8 de Junio a las 17:30 hs para ver el documental RACING EXTINCTION.

En este documental premiado internacionalmente, un equipo de artistas y activistas exponen el submundo de las especies amenazadas, con imágenes nunca antes vistas que van a cambiar nuestra manera de ver el planeta. Usando tácticas encubiertas y tecnología de última generación, el equipo de RACING EXTINCTION expone este submundo en una afirmación inspiradora para preservar la vida tal y como la conocemos. 
HABLADA EN ESPAÑOL. ENTRADA LIBRE

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Celebrate our Oceans: Swimming through the ocean with crafts

Come enjoy ocean crafts in our classroom June 7th! We will be creating several ocean themed crafts with children 10am- 3:30pm and would love for you to join us to celebrate our oceans and learn how to protect them!

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Celebrate the Ocean!
Ripley's Aquarium
Celebrate the Ocean!

Join Ripley’s Aquarium as we do our part to celebrate the ocean! The day will begin with a beach clean-up and then we will head to the Aquarium plaza for crafts, games, face painting and will be giving out fun information about how YOU can help protect the blue.  *See our website for beach clean-up details*

https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/myrtlebeach/

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