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2nd Annual World Oceans Day Celebration at Ko Olina

Ko Olina Resort, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaii Gas, University of Hawaii, NOAA and other community partners are hosting this FREE public event to celebrate World Oceans Day, Papahanaumokuakea, and the Mahalo Hawaii Sail.  The event will coincide with global World Oceans Day Celebrations.  The celebration at Ko Olina will include ocean education and sustainability activities, live entertainment, food for purchase, and a special sunset premier movie on the beach.

The theme for World Oceans Day 2018 will focus on plastic pollution prevention and cleaning the ocean of marine litter.  Despite the huge challenges facing the future of our world oceans, we in Hawaii believe by working together, we can support a healthy ocean that is able to sustain humans, plants, and animals.  This event will provide an opportunity to learn about endangered monk seals and other marine protected resources.  

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ADEX HONG KONG 2018
Central Harbourfront Event Space
ADEX HONG KONG 2018

ADEX is the longest running and the largest dive expo in Asia celebrating its 24th year in 2018. A must-attend event for anyone interested or involved in the world of diving, the event has seen a continuous increase in visitors over the past few years, with ADEX 2017 attracting a total of 60,296 visitors over three days!

ADEX provides opportunities for divers, photographers, and conservationists to voice their opinions and showcase their achievements. Through this, ADEX is always packed with festivities featuring a plethora of events, activities, exhibitions, and workshops. Each year, we invite the experts from the fields of art, photography, film, music, and science.

ADEX will spread its wings to Hong Kong for the very first time in 2018, in conjunction with Hong Kong’s Summer Festival! Expect nothing less than a spectacular line up of programmes relating to everything about diving and the ocean. Internationally and locally-renowned speakers will be sharing their work for the ocean. Co-organised by Central Venue Management; the Government’s appointed management and operating company for the Central Harbourfront Event Space, ADEX Hong Kong will be free for all to attend!

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Artist Boat World Oceans Day Festival

Join Artist Boat in bringing the international celebration of the ocean to Galveston, Texas! It's oceans of fun, and the Artist Boat World Oceans Day Festival will inspire you to protect our seas and the Texas Coast.

Engage in fun and educational activities hosted by partner organizations, learn about the human connection to the ocean, and enjoy live entertainment! Come celebrate with us on the ocean's doorstep at Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas, on Friday June 8th from 4pm-8pm. Ocean-lovers of all ages are welcome! The event is free, but Stewart Beach parking fees apply.

The Artist Boat World Oceans Day Festival also hosts the Marine Debris Art Contest, where participants can enter art pieces composed of trash that was collected from or could otherwise end up in our waterways. Festival visitors can help vote on the contest winners.

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AZTI & EEAcademy Summer School "Blue Growth: can marine environment support growth maintaining good ocean health?"

AZTI organizes annually an international ‘Summer School’ on marine research related cutting-edge topics, always trying to bridge the gap between research and policy. The course is taught by about 5-12 professors and attended by around 60-90 students from 15-20 countries.
For 2018, coinciding with the 15th anniversary of the courses, the topic proposed is the Blue Growth and how to reconcile this growth with the maintaining of the environmental status, under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Hence, a new edition building on a socio-ecological framework to address the important management issues related to the governance of the oceans. Governing the oceans and keeping them in a healthy state requires activities at sea to be sustainable, so that the ecosystem services provided by the oceans and the functionality of the ecosystems can be maintained, even under a blue growth.
The attendees will acquire new knowledge on recent trends in marine research, in relation to the management and governance of our oceans and the blue growth initiatives.
This summer school will focus on the integration of different sciences (i.e. social, economic and ecological) as a means to enhance the potential of our oceans through adequate management and governance, for which sustainable blue growth is crucial. This course will explore this at different spatial scales and in management and governance applications (e.g. to the MSFD, the Maritime Spatial Planning Directive, the Biodiversity Strategy 2020; etc.). Hence, the main objective of the school is to give an overview on the problems associated to blue growth, and its relationship with ocean and coastal livelihoods, management and governance.
As an outcome of this course (in addition to the presentations, which will be freely available after the school), the professors participating in the course will prepare an open access position paper on this topic, to be submitted to a broad scope scientific journal (e.g. PlosOne, Frontiers in Marine Science, etc.). This will be a cross-cutting review.
This position paper will have an impact on another key audience, marine policy makers and managers. In addition to such impact, it is expected that students participating in this summer school will implement the knowledge gained through this summer school in their professional careers.

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Celebrate World Ocean Day!
Ripley's Aquarium
Celebrate World Ocean Day!

Join us as we celebrate the ocean through educational activities and fun crafts! We will begin the celebration with a beach clean up and then from 11am-3pm we will have opportunities inside the Aquarium to learn about issues facing the ocean and how we can help. 

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Clean the Ocean
Beira MAR
Clean the Ocean

During the day scouts will join volunteers to clean the Beach. The Scouts will also learn about plastic and the problems to enviroment.

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DIS Beach sweep
DIS Beach Sweep
DIS Beach sweep

Deledda International students have been cleaning the beaches in Genoa, Italy every June for the past 15+ years. We do it on the last day of school.

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European Aqua Congress

ConferenceSeries Ltd invites you to attend the Euro Aqua Congress 2018to be held at June 18-19, 2018 Paris, France organized by ConferenceSeries Ltd . This conference is a unique international platform that’s a confluence of all stake holders of the ecosystem – Aquaculture  Academia, Researchers, Industries, Innovators – coming together to present and discuss current topics in Aquaculture methods, Aqua technology’s, Aqua production,  Aquaponics, Disease of aquaculture, Aquatic environments, and will be available to discuss with you the latest issues and trends in “Advanced Technology of Aquaculture & Marine Biology”

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March for the Ocean
March for the Ocean (Washington, DC)
March for the Ocean

On June 9, 2018, our  March for the Ocean (M4O) campaign will organize mass events including flotillas, marches, and rallies in our nation’s capital and around the country in order to protect our human and wild communities and restore the blue in our red, white and blue.   Blue Frontier Campaign and70+ partners will mobilize an inclusive and diverse constituency to ensure we have a healthy ocean and clean water for future generations. We invite people from all walks of life to #MarchForTheOcean and support ocean solutions to solve the problems that threaten our blue planet. 

 

Our growing chorus of supporters include surfers, divers, celebrities, fishermen, tribes, small businesses, major aquariums, deep-sea explorers, scientists, students, parents, and teachers and citizen activists - everyone who gets so much from the ocean, lakes, and rivers.

 

When: June 9th, 2018 -  World Oceans Day weekend 

 

Where: National march to take place in Washington, D.C. from the Washington Monument to the steps of the Capitol. Our sister cities marches across America includeBuffalo, New York; Boulder, Colorado; San Francisco, California; Tucson, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; Cairo, Georgia; Indianapolis, Indiana; and many more underway!

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Oceanfest
Audubon Aquarium of americas
Oceanfest

Audubon Aquarium of Americas will join the global day of ocean celebration with their Oceanfest on June 9, 2018 from 10-5.  This conservation education event will encourage simple solutions to plastic pollution and ways to prevent marine litter through hands-on activities, environmental exhibitors, an OceanQuest scavenger hunt and more.

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