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World Oceans Day Celebrations at S.E.A. Aquarium

This year at S.E.A. Aquarium, we have lined up a month of conservation-themed activities based on the theme of Healthy Ocean, Healthy Us. Our aim is to raise awareness, and to educate and inspire ocean conservation, with a renewed focus on marine plastic pollution – to encourage solutions to this global issue, as well as to prevent marine litter for a healthier ocean and a healthier future for mankind.

The S.E.A. Aquarium Society, the aquariums new not-for-profit arm, will partner schools, government agencies, grassroots communities, local interest groups and other organisations in our endeavours to educate a wider audience on the importance of marine conservation.

Storytelling

Did you know that marine plastic pollution has a negative impact not only to the oceans, but even the human population? Join us at the Open Ocean Habitat for educational storytelling and learn about the dangers and impact of marine plastic pollution.

Show and Tell Booths

Learn about the impact of plastic pollution and how to reduce plastic usage at our interactive booths.

Kid’s Crafts

Your little ones will have fun colouring an artwork with a positive message about protecting our oceans. Everything’s set up for them at the Open Ocean Dome, so remember to drop by!

Pushing at the Boundaries: The Future of Exploration by Terry Garcia

On 8 June, Join former chief exploration officer for National Geographic, Terry Garcia, as he takes you on an exciting journey into the world of exploration – a world of hidden treasures, lost cities and shipwrecks – in hisPushing at the Boundaries: The Future of Exploration talk. Find out more about the last wild, pristine places on the planet, deep ocean exploration, the many mysteries to be solved, discoveries to be made, and what it means to be an explorer in the 21st century.

Bento Making Classes

On World Oceans Day, 8 June 2017, get the little ones engaged in marine conservation by signing up with them in this fun class. Learn how to make cute-looking sushi in a bento box with the use of sustainable seafood.

Dive Photography Contest

Capture the beauty of your favourite underwater animals and habitats to show the beauty and fragility that exists in the underwater world. Join the S.E.A. Aquarium Society Facebook Group and submit your photographs to stand a chance to win attractive prizes!

Beach & Reef Cleanup

Cleaner beaches, cleaner oceans. In conjunction with World Oceans Day, the S.E.A. Aquarium Society will be organizing a beach cleanup and a reef cleanup as part of their conservation efforts.

For more information on specific timings and details, please visit our S.E.A. Aquarium bloghttp://seaa.rwsentosablog.com/world-oceans-day/.

Organizer

Organization Name
S.E.A. Aquarium
Organization Type
Aquarium
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign

Other

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
    Under 12,Ages 12-18,College/University Age
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
    Marine pollution
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  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic

Venue

S.E.A. Aquarium, Singapore
S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island,
Singapore , 098269 Singapore