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World Oceans Day Sitka National Historical Park
Sitka National Historical Park
World Oceans Day Sitka National Historical Park

Today is World Oceans Day! About 70% of our planet is covered by ocean, but less than 5% of the it has been explored. While there's still a lot we don't know about the ocean, we do know that it is an important and irreplaceable resource for the entire world - providing seafood, helping regulate global climate and much more. At Sitka National Historical Park, we have an amazing tidal flat right outside our visitor center, looking out over Sitka Sound and the Pacific Ocean. How will you be celebrating our oceans today?

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World Oceans Day Special: Sharkwater!
The Griya Villas and Spa
World Oceans Day Special: Sharkwater!


Next Thursday, June 8, we celebrate World Oceans Day. This is a day to honor, help protect, and conserve the world’s oceans.

Even though it’s not a scheduled movie night day, our Team just decided we wanted to do our part in raising awareness regarding our oceans. Especially since - here in Amed - we all live right by the ocean. 

We are excited to announce the screening of the much acclaimed documentary, SHARKWATER, by Director Rob Stewart. 

Stewart won 38 international awards for Sharkwater. Rob however sadly and abruptly passed away last January, on a dive, while filming the sequel of Sharkwater called "Sharkwater: Extinction". 

This special screening is also our way to pay tribute to Rob’s incredible work and legacy.

Driven by passion fed from a life-long fascination with sharks, Stewart - in this exceptional documentary - debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters and reveals the reality of sharks as pillars in the evolution of the seas.

More about Skarkwater and Rob Steward here: 

More about world Oceans Day:  http://www.worldoceansday.org/

Here’s the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5fObF_CCYc

Join us for this exceptional screening, next Thursday, on June 8th, at 8pm. Seats available as of 7pm. Be kindly invite you to be ontime, we only have 40 seats available.

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World Oceans Day Sup Yoga
Keys Cable and Adventure Park
World Oceans Day Sup Yoga

Join us for a yoga class on the ocean to celebrate World Oceans Day! 

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World Oceans Day Sustainable Luncheon featuring Verlasso Salmon

FREE ADMISSION – RSVP to Hello@TheChefAgency.com

According to the UN, Aquaculture is the only scalable way in which to meet a growing populations increasing demand on protein. According to Leonardo DiCaprio, Environmental Ambassador to the United Nations, Sustainable aquaculture is the way to save the world’s oceans. Aquaculture, or farming of fish and other seafood, holds great promise as a solution to the increasing pressures on our ocean resources. Fish farming has been practiced, in some parts of the world, for hundreds of years. Today, half of the seafood eaten in the U.S. is farmed. To help meet the growing global demand for seafood, aquaculture is growing fast. The environmental impact ...of fish farming varies widely, depending on the species being farmed, the methods used and where the farm is located. When good practices are used, it's possible to farm seafood in a way that has very little impact to the environment. Such operations limit habitat damage, disease, escapes of farmed fish and the use of wild fish as feed. Join us, The Chef Agency and Wild Fish Direct on World Oceans Day for this special luncheon and conversation about Sustainable aquaculture and the path to save our oceans! 

Presented by Verlasso Salmon. Harmoniously raising salmon off the coast of the Patagonia is Verlasso's approach to aquaculture. The first ocean raised farmed salmon to ever receive a good buy alternative recommendation by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch. Their goal is to always maintain harmony, or balance, with nature. That means keeping the demand for salmon in line with more sustainable, environmentally conscious farming methods. 
Learn more about Verlasso here https://www.verlasso.com/#from-patagonia-to-you

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The World Ocean's Day is a day to appreciate the ocean and think about environmental preservation of the sea.
It is the world's largest "movement to think about the environment of the ocean" which the United Nations was invoked to the world and is currently being implemented in more than 100 countries.
Japan is surrounded by a rich ocean, and has been living with the sea since ancient times.
Among them, it forms a food culture such as sushi and soup, and its culture still remains.
However, it is said that world-wide consumption of fishery products, seafood eaten until now can not be eaten in the future.
"World Oceans Day TOKYO 2017" is a day to actually touch fish and judge for himself.
Would you like to reaffect the rich ocean of Japan and appreciate the sea, really judge your fish for yourself and make "festive cuisine" with everyone?

World Oceans Day TOKYO 2017 ~ through food, feel the sea day ~

Schedule from 11:00 to 14:00 on Sunday, June 11, 2017

Japan's first sustainable store "BLUE (Blue)"
(9-2-4 Kitaumiyama Setagaya-ku, Tokyo)
Access: Kei line "Chitose Oruyama" station North entrance 8 minutes

2,000 yen (material cost, lunch substitution)

  • After caught fish, the chef cooks and serves as lunch.
  • You will receive a fish and other dishes (several items) you decided yourself.

Those who are 18 years of age or older to judge fish actually
(In case of accompanying a parent, look at the age restriction, please pay attention to injuries etc. to use the kitchen knife.

  • Learn how to judge fish, make "a celebration item" to the sea!

Under the guidance of the lecturer, we actually judge fish and we will taste delicious.
The fish to be used on the day is scheduled for a sustainable seat in Tokyo bay taken with sustainable fishing methods.
Learn the environment of the sea!
Learn about fish and sustainable sheets of the day through cooking.
Lecturer: I will talk from real fisherman and owner of the shop.

Apron · Tang corner (bandana) · entry fee
NPO World Oceans Day
We have reached the capacity. Until June 3 (Saturday) 2017

As there are limited seats, we will close as soon as we reach capacity. Please apply as soon as possible.
Please apply from the following special form.
Application dedicated phone link destination:

Ward Oceans Day to be held in various places, please visit the link below.

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World Oceans Day University of Texas Marine Science Institute & Mission-Aransas Reserve

Come and celebrate World Ocean’s Day at The University of Texas Marine Science Institute. A healthy ocean equals a healthy planet. We will be showing the video “Bag it” and creating reusable bags. This program is free.

Location: Marine Science Education Center, 855 East Cotter Ave., Port Aransas TX 78373

For more information contact : Nicole Pringle at npringle@austin.utexas.edu or call 361-749-3153

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World Oceans Day Victoria

Join Us to Celebrate Healthy Oceans around the planet and honour the body of water which links us all, for what it provides humans and what it represents. Be a part of this growing global celebration at Fisherman's Wharf. Join us this year on Sunday, June 11, for a fun-filled day of activities. 

11:15 am  First Nations Blessing

11:30 am  First Nations Dance Performance

12:00 am  First Live Dive – Fish Eye Project

12:00 am – 3:00 pm Face Painting

2:00 pm Second Live Dive – Fish Eye Project


Fish Eye Project, Center for Whale Research, World Fisheries Trust, The Robert Bateman Centre, Gorge Waterway Initiative, Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, Hillside's Sea Ranger Kids Club, Sea Change Marine Conservation Society, Ocean Wise, Seafood Watch, Dogwood Initiative, Watershed Watch Salmon Society, Parks Canada Agency, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Porpoise Conservation Society, The Surfrider Foundation Vancouver Island, Saturna Island Marine Research & Education Society, WWF Canada, CRD, Canadian Orca Rescue Society, Ocean Pollution Research Program.

Sponsored by: 

The Fish Store, Puerto Vallarta Amigos, Jackson's Ice Cream, Smoke and Anchor, Victoria Harbour Ferries , Barb's Fish & Chips 

Presented by GVHA and Eagle Wing Tours 

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World Oceans Day Website Reveal
Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium
World Oceans Day Website Reveal

What better day to unveil our NEW webpage than #WorldOceansDay! Check it out: www.miniaqua.org A HUGE THANK YOU to Chris Da Sie of Arrtisticwho generously designed it pro bono!

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World Oceans Day Whale's Tale

Stop by Saturday, June 10, 1-3pm for our celebration - book signings, live touch tank, free temporary tattoos for the kids!

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World Oceans Day with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful

Volunteers are needed to protect Tampa Bay! Bring your kayak, canoe, paddleboard, or motorboat to help remove litter and debris from the Hillsborough River Watershed. Of course volunteers are always needed to remove litter from the shoreline on foot.  Help preserve our beautiful waterways and improve our community by choosing from one of the locations below.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

2 Locations to join:
Rick's on the River - 2305 N Willow Ave, Tampa, FL 33607
Courtney Campbell Causeway (Hillsborough County, Southside ) - 

Sunday, June 11, 2017
Davis Island -  (DIVERS WELCOME)
*This location allows for volunteers who have their own dive equipment, kayak or canoe to help with litter removal on & in the water.  

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Cleanup Start time: 9:00 a.m.

What To Bring 
•    Sunscreen
•    Hat/Sunglasses
•    Protective footwear (close-toed)

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful will provide trash bags, water and soft gloves.   Promotional giveaways available while supplies last.

DOWNLOAD the FREE Marine Debris Tracker APP and Select the Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful List

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Join us for the After Party at Rick's On the River from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. sponsored by Bud Light

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