June 8th, 2018

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WorldOceansDay Twitter takeover

13 young and developing scientists from the South African Shark Conservancy research team will host a Twitter takover on World Oceans Day. Each researcher will choose a topic related to the theme Our Oceans, Our Future and host a 15 minute Q&A session on the @SASC3 Twitter account. They will engage with a global community to discuss issues pertaining to ocean conservation and provide people with small solutions to help drive conservation change.




Organization Name
South African Shark Conservancy
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Ages 12-18,College/University Age
    Online engagement with early career scientists to discuss issues pertaining to ocean conservation and sustainability.
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Ocean & climate,Marine biodiversity,Ocean science,Ocean governance,Marine pollution
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


South African Shark Conservancy

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