EarthX Celebrates Ocean Health
May 29, 2020 07:01PM
By Annalise Combs
EarthxOcean is live streaming a virtual conference, Protecting the Life Support Systems of the Ocean, from June 9 through 11 in observance of World Oceans Day on June 8. The conference is designed to increase awareness of the important role that oceans play in our daily lives. About 97 percent of all water on Earth is in our oceans; they influence climate and play a critical role in Earth's habitability. The goal of the conference is to stimulate greater corporate, government and inland support for oceans. 2020 World Oceans Day is growing the global movement to call on world leaders to protect 30 percent of our blue planet by 2030 (30x30).
June 9, 1 to 5:30 p.m.: Protecting the Life Support Systems of the Ocean High Seas Protection Coral Reef Conservation & Restoration
June 10, 1 to 4:30 p.m.: Ocean Plastic Solutions Sustainable Fisheries Celebrating Our Ocean Planet
June 11: EarthxOcean Australia Ridge Reef to Great Barrier Reef Conservation & Restoration &Shark Conservation.
For more information, to register and to watch the conference, visit Earthx.org.