The America’s Cup World Series continues, with the next event beginning on October 2 in San Francisco. This year, the Cup aimed to be more than just a sporting event by creating the world’s largest communication outreach program focused on the oceans: The America’s Cup Healthy Oceans Project. The Healthy Oceans Project features a year-round film and lecture series.
There are three upcoming events in the series:
All events are free and first-come, first served.
September 20 at the Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco
Plastic in our Oceans: Just How Bad Is It? Can We Stop It? What Can the Public Do?
- featuring Jean Michel Cousteau
- learn about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
- view samples of plastic found in sea life
October 5, location TBA
National Expert Sylvia Earle Speaks About Oceans in Crisis: Can We Save the Fish in the Sea?
- learn about the effects of fishing, habitat degradation, climate change and more
- discuss possible solutions for saving the oceans
October 25, Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco
Sharks? Why We Fear Them Why We Need Them: The Case for Global Conservation of Sharks
- featuring Mission Blue’s Kip Evans: explorer, photographer and filmmaker
- featuring senior scientist at the California Academy of Sciences Dr. John McCosker: shark expert
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