#GoOceanBlue - Our Ocean in COVID-19
Jun 1, 2020
Hosted by: UN World Oceans Day
Date: Monday, June 1st
Over the next days, weeks, and months eOceans is helping scientists create a heat map of global ocean activities to document how it changes as we respond to COVID-19. Kind of like Strava’s heatmap of biking and running, but for the ocean.
Then, they'll compare these activities to all sorts of wildlife interactions to better...
[VIRTUAL)] June Momentum for Climate Change
Jun 1, 2020
Hosted by: UNFCC
The June Momentum for Climate Change is a series of online events being conducted under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change process. It aims to give UNFCCC parties and other stakeholders the opportunity to continue exchanging views and sharing information in order to maintain momentum in the UNFCCC process and to showcase how climate action is progressing under the special...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 1 TO 8: CEPI Youth Art Contest
Jun 1, 2020
Hosted by: CEPI Youth and Oceans North
EN: The Bras d’Or Lakes is a large estuary (where fresh water meets salt) that is the center of attention in Unama’ki. What you may not have known is that it is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve that covers over 3,500 square kilometers of forest and watery ecosystems. (With over 1,000 km of shoreline.)
The Bras d’Or Lakes has such a unique and beautiful biosphere – we’re...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 1 TO 5: Wetlab Biologist Talks
Jun 1, 2020 (11:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Vancouver Aquarium
EN: Everyday, from June 1st to June 5th at 11h PST, partake in the Wetlab Biologist Talks
Check the Livestream calendar for more details!
FR : Tous les jours, du 1er au 5 juin à 11h PST, participez aux conférences biologistes Wetlab
#GoOceanBlue - Small is bountiful – World Oceans Day 2020
Jun 1, 2020 (12:00)
Hosted by: Too Big To Ignore
All June 1-8 events...
#GoOceanBlue - Solo clean up: how to
Jun 1, 2020 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Zihan, Michelle
I noticed a lot of participants are interested in organizing solo-cleanups as part of your ocean service hours. This quick webinar is about how to organize your own solo cleanup, led by myself and Michelle from Youth 2 Sea.
We will be going over:
- How to register your solo clean up
- How to fill out the cleanup data sheet and how to...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 2 TO 12: GO BLUE
Jun 2, 2020
Hosted by: Oceans Week Canada, Ocean Bridge
From June 2 to June 12, we ask you to submit one photo that captures the colour BLUE. Whether it is blue artwork, your clothing, water, nature — we want you to share your connection to the oceans with us!
Join CRE on APTN - Panel on TRC's CTA Five Year Anniversary
Jun 2, 2020 (3:00pm - 5:00pm) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Canadian Roots Exchange & APTN National News
Join CRE’s Facebook live on June 2nd at 2pm CT & APTN National News later that night.
CRE, in collaboration with APTN, is hosting a digital event to mark the fifth anniversary of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action.
The panel is titled "Youth Voices & the TRC: 5 Years Later, Are We Any Closer?” Voices of youth, Indigenous &...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 3 to 10: #ShareYourWaterway Challenge
Jun 3, 2020
Hosted by: Tales for Gaia
EN: To kick off the start of World Oceans Month, we have a great project for you!
We have teamed up with Ocean Bridge (
SuperNOVA's Online Ocean Club 3-19 june
Jun 3, 2020 (10:00 - 12:00)
Hosted by: SuperNOVA
SuperNOVA's Ocean Club will dive deep into the science and technology surrounding the ocean on Google Classroom. Club members will learn concepts in Marine Biology and Oceanography while exploring what makes the ocean so special! Please note, this includes the same content as our May Ocean Club. Club will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays from June 3-June
#GoOceanBlue - Drawing Inspiration from Valentine's Life Path in the Fight for Sustainable Seafood Consumption
Jun 3, 2020 (12:00 - 13:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Ocean Wise
EN: Please join us on Wednesday June 3rd 2020 at 12PM ADT (8AM PDT) for the upcoming Atlantic cohort national call.
We will be joined by our speaker Valentine Thomas who is currently based in Europe. She has tread a somewhat unconventional path...
National Call (Pacific) - Stephen Hill
Jun 3, 2020 (4:00pm - 5:00pm) - (GMT -6:00) Central Time
Hosted by: Ocean Bridge
Join us on June 3rd from 4-5pm CST for a call with the manager of the Cold-Ocean Deep-Sea research facility in Newfoundland and Labrador! Anyone is welcome to join in the call, so it's not just limited to Pacific cohort members.
A bit about Stephen..
Stephen Hill is a scientist who works in diverse fields at the intersection of human health, the environment...
Plastics or Planet? Moving Beyond Plastics
Jun 4, 2020 (13:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Monica Phung
presented by: Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics
This webinar will explore the environmental, economic, and health implications of plastic production, use, and disposal. Judith Enck of Beyond Plastics will discuss: 1) the nexus of climate change and plastic production and why we can’t recycle our way out of the problem, 2) the potential impacts of the plastics...
#GoOceanBlue - Tales from the Deep: Insights from Ocean Wise Research
Jun 4, 2020 (13:00 - 14:00) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Ocean Wise Online Learning
EN: Ocean CSI: Tracking a Killer…Whale
Join Dr. Adam Warner as we explore how the DNA found in whale poop can answer some very important questions about mating patterns and the health of killer whales.
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 5 TO 14: Oceans Week Waste Challenge
Jun 5, 2020
Hosted by: Stop Trashing It
EN: We are challenging our network to produce as little waste as possible during #OceansWeek (June 5th to 14th). The idea is straightforward, for the duration of #OceansWeek keep the trash you produce in a jar, excluding recyclables and compost, and at the end of the week, post a photo of your jar to Instagram with the hashtag #stoptrashingitchallenge. We’ll be tracking the hashtag and...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 5 TO 14: Jump into Oceans Week 2020
Jun 5, 2020
Hosted by: Jump In HFX
EN: Celebrate Oceans Week (June 5th - 14th) by taking a refreshing solo/family dip in the ocean, lake, river or even your bathtub!
Take part in the challenge by uploading a video or photo on your Facebook or Instagram wall and tag #JumpInHFX
Challenge your friends to join you...
#GoOceanBlue - JUNE 5 TO 13: Oceans Week BINGO
Jun 5, 2020
Hosted by: Coastal Action
EN: Even though Oceans Week has gone digital this year, there are still plenty of activities and opportunities for ocean fun!
Throughout the week you can complete various activities on Coastal Action's "BINGO" card, which will be available on our Oceans Week Instagram 'Highlight' reel. On June 13th, we will announce the shape needed to have "BINGO". If you have a completed a...
[VIRTUAL] Oceans Week HFX 2020
Jun 5, 2020 (09:00 - 17:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time - Halifax
Hosted by: Oceans Week HFX
Date: Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 14th
Events, lectures, campaigns and workshops and more over 10 days - we will be celebrating World Oceans Day.
#GoOceanBlue - Plastic Free to Protect the Sea Webinar
Jun 5, 2020 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Coastal Action and Oceans Week HFX
EN: Join Coastal Action’s Coastal & Marine Team on Friday, June 5th at 11AM AST for a webinar that explores Coastal Action’s plastic pollution projects. The webinar will include a discussion of our Ocean Friendly Atlantic initiative, a program that encourages and recognizes businesses in reducing their plastic waste. The Coastal & Marine Team will also share results from the Atlantic Canada...
[KEYNOTE] We Are All Ocean People: What That Means and Why We Should Care
Jun 6, 2020 (11:00 - 12:30) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Oceans Week HFX and Future Ancestors
#GoOceanBlue - World Ocean's Day Celebration - Yoga + Music Show + Education
Jun 7, 2020 (12:00 - 14:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Montreal Global Shapers / Ocean Wise
EN: In times of social distancing, we want to offer an opportunity for people to connect with our oceans.
FR : En période de distanciation sociale, nous voulons offrir aux gens la possibilité de se connecter à nos océans.
Worlds Oceans Week Salish Sea BioBlitz and Speaker Series
Jun 8, 2020 (08:00 - 11:59) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Georgia Strait Alliance
It’s estimated that there are 37 species of mammals, 172 species of birds, 253 species of fish, and more than 3,000 species of invertebrates call the Salish Sea home. This World Ocean’s Week, we are going to celebrate all of them at the Great Salish Sea BioBlitz!
If you’re not sure what a BioBlitz is, don’t worry, you’re in for a treat!
A BioBlitz is a form of citizen-science...
#GoOceanBlue - Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit
Jun 8, 2020 (09:00 - 12:00)
Hosted by: UN World Oceans Day
On the occasion of World Oceans Day, 8th of June, UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will host the first Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit, in partnership with Ocean Wise, EuroGOOS and Experiential Atelier.
This exclusive edition will celebrate the successes of the Ocean...
#GoOceanBlue - SuperNOVA's Virtual ROV Launch for Oceans Week HFX
Jun 8, 2020 (11:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: SuperNOVA at Dalhousie University and Oceans Week HFX
EN: Join SuperNOVA virtually for #WorldOceansDay on Monday, June 8th at 11 am ADT as they launch their ROV in the Halifax Harbour!
They'll be streaming the video in real-time as they fly their ROV underwater, learning about ROV exploration and sharing some fun facts about the life they see!...
#GoOceanBlue - Saving North Atlantic right whales with conservation scientist Sean Brillant
Jun 8, 2020 (12:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: The Ocean Tracking Network & Canadian Wildlife Federation
EN: Join the Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) and the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) on World Oceans Day for a talk on the North Atlantic right whale—one of the most endangered whales in the world—that relies on the plankton-rich waters of the Maritimes, and faces dire threats from ship strikes, fishing entanglements and climate-driven changes in food sources and...
#GoOceanBlue - World Oceans Day Celebration 2020
Jun 8, 2020 (16:00 - 17:30) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: 2020 Shoreline Cleanup Webinar Series
EN: The UN Association in Canada- Vancouver Branch and the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup are proud to have teamed up for our 3rd annual World Oceans Day event. We are bringing this year’s event right to your home, we will be hosting an ONLINE panel discussion as we celebrate Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.
Join leading scientists, experts and change makers from coast to coast...
SciCATs’ Online Science Communication
Jun 8, 2020 (2:00pm - 4:00pm) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Nerd Nite Vancouver
SciCATs (Science Communication Action Team, uh, something) is a collective of science communicators (and cat fans) providing skills-based science communication training, resources, and in-person workshops.
Over the past few months almost all of our public communication has gone online, let alone our vital science communication. Have you been thrust into giving online talks, lead...
#GoOceanBlue- Oceans Week Trivia
Jun 8, 2020 (8:00 - 9:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Ocean School, Canadian Network for Ocean Education, Back to the Sea Society, WWF Canada, and Dalhousie University
Grab your favourite drink and join us for Oceans Week trivia at 8pm ADT!
The trivia will be hosted Live on YouTube with charismatic co-hosts, Sarah and Kareina. Ocean themed questions and prizes included!
Find the link here, day-of, or head right on over to the Back to the Sea Society's YouTube channel.
Answers can be emailed in to [email protected], prizes...
Capitol Hill Ocean Week
Jun 9, 2020 (09:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Convened by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation every June, the nation's premier ocean policy conference is going virtual in 2020!
About this event
On June 9th, 2020, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will host a virtual Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW).
CHOW creates a space for attendees to interact with peers and...
#GoOceanBlue - Let's Sprout: Ocean Love x Open Mic
Jun 9, 2020 (17:00 - 18:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Let's Sprout
As part of Oceans Week HFX, Let’s Sprout is looking for YOUR love letter and stories about the ocean! Share your love for the ocean, a myth or creation story about the sea, or a story of the first time you saw/interacted with the ocean!
We will be hosting an open mic on ZOOM to share our stories, celebrate the ocean and uplift one another! SAVE...
IIED webinar: financing the transition towards an inclusive blue economy
Jun 10, 2020 (16:00 - 17:00) - (GMT +1:00)
Hosted by: iied
In celebration of World Oceans Day 2020, this event on the Wednesday, 10 June will explore how private and public capital can support the transition to a sustainable and inclusive blue economy. How can these flows be maximised and complementary in meeting the financing gap? What are the advantages and risks? And how might the coronavirus pandemic impact the transition?...
#GoOceanBlue - Tales from the Deep: Healthy Oceans Begin at Home - A Community Conservation Toolbox
Jun 11, 2020 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Ocean Wise
EN: #GoOceanBlue! Celebrating World Oceans Day Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.
Join Dr. Aroha Miller to discover the innovative ways communities are protecting their coastlines and how you can join in...
#GoOceanBlue - Panel en direct pour un Saint-Laurent sans plastique (FRENCH)
Jun 11, 2020 (17:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: WWF Canada
FR : Avec la réouverture des parcs, des activités nautiques et le beau temps qui favorisent les sorties en milieu côtier, le Grand nettoyage des rivages canadiens (Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup), un partenariat entre WWF-Canada /
#GoOceanBlue - Ocean Trivia
Jun 11, 2020 (18:30 - 19:30) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: A Rising Tide
EN: Test your 'Sea of Knowledge' on some ocean themed trivia questions.
A Rising Tide is hosting a trivia night as part of Oceans Week HFX.
To join in on the fun:
- Gather a team (people in your household or friends over video chat) or play as an individual and decide on a team name
- Click on this link (will be added soon) to participate
#GoOceanBlue Ocean Sing Along // Chansons Océans!
Jun 12, 2020 (19:30 - 20:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Laura Newman
It's World Oceans Week! As a participant of Ocean Wise's Ocean Bridge program, I'd like invite anyone who loves the amazing waters that cover 71% percent of our planet to join me in singing some familiar ocean-themed songs!
Friday June 12th @ 7:30 PM
I'll also be featuring a super-talented special guest, Corina Vincelli - she's got a voice you won't want to miss.I'll...
#GoOceanBlue - A Plastic Ocean (Netflix Party)
Jun 13, 2020 (19:00 - 21:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Clare Stone
It's World Oceans Week! Come join a Netflix Party of the awarding-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean. A Plastic Ocean documents the global effects of plastic pollution and highlights innovative solutions that everyone can take part in to create a cleaner, healthier ocean.
Screening in a Netflix Party is free but all guests will need a Netflix account (or you can borrow someones...
#GoOceanBlue - Youth Movie & Craft with Ella
Jun 14, 2020 (16:00 - 17:00)
Hosted by: Samantha Dimitraki
Earth’s Ekko presented by Plastic Oceans
This 24 minute film follows Ekko who is forced to leave his world at the bottom of the ocean for the first time in millions of years because it is being affected by something from above. Ekko goes on a learning adventure with 3 human friends to learn about plastic and the solutions to solve plastic pollution. Together they...
Tales from the Deep: Family Ties - Getting to Know the Killer Whales of British Columbia
Jun 18, 2020 (13:00 - 13:45) - (GMT -8:00) Pacific Time
Hosted by: Ocean Wise
Join Sarah Wilson for this week's Tales from the Deep: Insights from Ocean Wise Research
Each of BC’s killer whales have their own unique story. Sarah will be discussing how researchers have learned so much about each individual and ways you can help protect them.
Jun 20, 2020
Hosted by: Ocean Wise
24 hour live stream that provides a digital community for young people to learn more about conservation efforts around the world and encourage their peers to join the global movement to protect our shared blue planet.
Virtual Workshop: Discussion of Regional and National Reports
Jun 22, 2020 (10:30am - 2:30pm)
Hosted by: Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition (COLC)
The virtual workshop will take place over two days, June 22 and 23, with 6 one-hour sessions offered (3 sessions / day) as an opportunity to discuss, validate, and advance findings and recommendations to have emerged through the regional consultation and engagement phase. Outcomes of the virtual workshop will guide the final phase of drafting the national ocean literacy strategy and...
Webinaire : Pour un nettoyage Sans trace
Jun 23, 2020 (13:00 - 14:00) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: WWF
Il est possible d'aider la nature et d'en profiter sans laisser d'empreinte durable de son passage, que ce soit lors d'une corvée de nettoyage, d'un après-midi au parc ou pendant des vacances en camping. Le Grand nettoyage des rivages canadiens (Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup) et
Ocean Plastic Solutions Workshop
Jun 24, 2020 (11:00 - 12:00) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: SeaKin Collective
Join Nikkey Dawn, eXXpedition Ambassador, and learn how you can "turn off the tap" on ocean plastics.
Nikkey was the onboard photographer for eXXpedition's North Pacific Leg 2 microplastic research voyage in the Salish Sea.
She'll be sharing what their samples showed, what is being done (or not done) in Canada, and how we are all globally connected by this...
World Oceans Month Screening with New England Ocean Cluster
Jun 24, 2020 (8:00pm - 11:00pm) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Maine Outdoor Film Festival
Presented in partnership with New England Ocean Cluster (NEOC).
In celebration of World Oceans and Great Outdoors Month MOFF and NEOC have teamed up to put together a marine focused film program.
This is screening is free with a suggested donation of $5-10 which will go to future MOFF programming, licensing, and films.
The screening link will be emailed to...
Social Science & Humanities Research Across OFI
Jun 25, 2020 (12:30pm - 2:45pm) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Ocean Frontier Institute
Are you a Phase 1 or Phase 2 OFI researcher/trainee/partner interested in ocean and coastal community social science and humanities research, or a researcher outside OFI who is curious about what OFI is doing in these fields? If you are, SAVE THE DATE for the Social Science and Humanities Research across OFI: Taking Stock and Looking Forward Virtual Roundtable.
When you register, you...
An Intergenerational approach to Nature-based Solutions: Embracing all our efforts on implementation
Jun 26, 2020 (9:00am) - (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time
Hosted by: Youth 4 Nature
Africa's landscapes vary from place to place, just as the unique diversity of the people & nature that thrives all across. Equally, Africa's growing youthful population is...
CLIMATE RESILIENCY IN THE ARCTIC
Jun 29, 2020 (1:00pm) - (GMT -4:00) Atlantic Time
Hosted by: Youth 4 Nature
The Arctic is a unique and precious environment, home to 4 million people and diverse wildlife. It is also...