14,4 By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible

Photo Credit of entangled whale: Nick Hawkins

Right Whales Can’t Wait: The Campaign to Protect the Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale June 11 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Only 400 North Atlantic right whales remain in the world. Their migratory routes run right along the North American coastline—one of our oceans’ most industrialized areas— where commercial fishing gear and busy shipping lanes pose lethal threats. In the summer of 2019 alone, 10 right whales died, and 85 percent of the remaining ones show signs of being entangled at least once.

Youth Sailing the High Seas

Youth Sailing the High Seas - Film Screening June 09 2020 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Youth Sailing the High Seas – Film Screening:
“Against the Tide: A Journey for Climate Hope”

In partnership with Global Kids, Sea Rangers, and Peace Boat

Speakers:

  • Emilie McGlone – Intro Peace Boat US 
     
  • Wietse Van Der Werf – Director of the Sea Ranger Service 
     
  • Sara Van Eerde – Youth Leader from Global Kids , Youth for the SDGs scholar 
     
  • Zana Wade – Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador from Belize

 

Ocean Innovation Hub

Ocean Innovation Hub June 12 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Ocean Innovation Hub

An Immersive and interactive digital platform

for Sustainable Ocean Solutions

June 12 (Fri) from 12:00 Noon - 7:00 PM EST

 

Join us in this inspiring virtual conference space to learn more and exchange ideas about the most important issues today facing our oceans. The full day experience will include discussions, films , music and photography exhibitions about the world's oceans.

Color the Sea with Me

PangeaSeed presents: Color With Me for the Sea with Taj Francis June 05 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by PangeaSeed Foundation and in partnership with Big Blue & You, join supporting ARTivist Taj Francis (Jamaica) and science communicator Danni Washington (USA) for an inspiring creative session about art and marine science.

Titled Change the Cycle, Taj's artwork is featured in Volume 7 of the Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans Creative Coloring Companion.

PangeaSeed Color the Sea with Me

PangeaSeed presents: Color With Me for the Sea with Jet Martinez June 12 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by PangeaSeed Foundation and in partnership with Big Blue & You, join supporting ARTivist Jet Martinez (USA) and science communicator Danni Washington (USA) for an inspiring creative session about art and marine science.

In this special episode of Color With Me for the Sea in partnership with the Friends of UN World Oceans Day and Peace Boat US, we will talk about the importance of coral reefs to the health of our oceans and how innovations in technology and science can help us better protect these the most biodiverse ecosystem on the planet.

Decarbonization of the Maritime Industry

Sea Ahead and Blue Tech present the Decarbonization of the Maritime Industry June 09 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 06 2020 @ 12:00 PM

SeaAhead and Peace Boat US are working together to host two Ocean Innovation 'Free Swims' (June 2 and 9) during UN World Oceans Week 2020. The theme this year is "Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean."  We'll hear from sustainable seafood innovators and talk about efforts to decarbonize the shipping industry. And we'll of course leave time for the networking sessions that our Free Swims have become known for. 

'Free Swims' are open forums that allow ocean innovators to connect, exchange strategies and resources, get support, and share challenges. 

 

STORIES X FUTURE

StoriesXFuture - Ocean Innovation Series June 01 2020 @ 9:00 AM - June 14 2020 @ 5:00 PM

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During UN World Oceans Week, we’ll celebrate our love for the ocean & those fighting to save it. Explore cutting-edge technologies, and learn how to participate in ocean research and activism - even while at home.

Organized by Overview Collective & Garage Stories in partnership with the Peace Boat US & Friends of UN World Oceans Day. 

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Sustainable Blue Economy: new paradigm of action with emphasis on the Northwest of Mexico June 12 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Sustainable Blue Economy: new paradigm of action with emphasis on the Northwest of Mexico

The blue economy concept developed by Gunter Pauli, is understood as "taking advantage of the natural ecosystem to increase the efficiency of production of goods and services, copying the natural models of the ecosystem, and always putting respect for the environment first".

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