America’s Cup Healthy Oceans Project

Written by on September 5, 2012 in Other News
Official training day at America's Cup World Series in San Francisco. Photo Credit Gilles Martin-Raget.

Official training day at America’s Cup World Series in San Francisco. Photo Credit Gilles Martin-Raget.

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

America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project-Beach Cleanup at Fort Baker, San Francisco, CA. Photo Credit Gilles Martin-Raget.

America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project-Beach Cleanup at Fort Baker, San Francisco, CA. Photo Credit Gilles Martin-Raget.

Copyright © 2012 by Marine Science Today, a publication of Marine Science Today LLC.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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