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Today's date is Saturday, April 04, 2020
Oceans Institute
 July 2019
Wednesday 10
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Plastic Free July: thinking globally, acting locally : Free AMSA Conference Public Lecture Website | More Information
Ocean plastic pollution, waste and the recycling “crisis” are hot topics. Cleaning up plastic waste and improving recycling systems are important but “turning off the tap” to reduce the problem at the source is critical. Plastic Free July is a global movement sharing ideas and solutions to help millions of people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.

From a humble office initiative in Perth to one of the world’s most widespread environmental movements the Plastic Free July has inspired 120 million participants in 170 countries. Hear the story behind this award winning behaviour change campaign and learn how you can be part of the solution.

Sponsored by UWA Oceans Institute
Friday 26
15:00 - EXHIBITION - Too Precious to Lose Art Exhibition : Underwater photographer and artist Larry Mitchell combine forces More Information
Coral Sea Foundation CEO and underwater photographer Dr Andy Lewis, and well-known Western Australian artist Larry Mitchell, have travelled together through the islands of New Guinea on several voyages over the last decade.

They share a passion for the region and a commitment to raising awareness of its ecological value and assisting the indigenous communities to sustainably manage their natural resources. Lewis and Mitchell have long discussed the idea of a promotional evening featuring a joint exhibition of photography and paintings to support this cause.

Funds raised from the sale of the artistic works would be used directly to support the work of the Coral Sea Foundation in Melanesia.
Wednesday 31
16:30 - EVENT - Asha De Vos Seminar : Sri Lankan oceans and blue whale champion : Oceans and blue whale champion gives free public talk at IOMRC Website | More Information
Don't miss inspirational UWA alumna, marine biologist, ocean educator and blue whale researcher Asha de Vos as she talks about her ground-breaking work as the founder of Oceanswell, Sri Lanka's first marine conservation, research and education organisation.

Asha was named 2018 Sri Lankan of the Year for championing 'our ocean giants'. Her story is one you need to hear.

 August 2019
Friday 09
16:00 - EVENT - Dr Alan Jamieson Seminar: Deep Sea Exploration Website | More Information
Join us at this 1 hour free public talk to hear from world-leader in deep sea biology, Dr Alan Jamieson from the Five Deeps Expedition and Newcastle University UK. Dr Jamieson will talk on exploring the deepest points on planet Earth and the amazing discoveries made.

Refreshments will be served following the presentation.

 September 2019
Wednesday 11
4:00 - EVENT - Public Seminar: Prof Daniel Pauly on new ways to view complex oceans data : Global leader in oceans tracking software and database development Website | More Information
The software and databases Professor Daniel Pauly helped develop are used around the world to model andtrack the ocean, and include the massive FishBase and SeaLifeBase online encyclopaedia of fishesand other marine life; as well as the quantitative results of the Sea Around Us research initiative on the impacts of fishing on marine ecosystems. Don't miss this chance to hear him present!

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