Trawling is raiding our coastal oceans, our industries are jeopardizing our marine protected areas and our consumptive society is contributing to plastic playgrounds in our waters.
Colorado is the home of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (as well as NIST and NCAR) and they are one of the national organizations participating in this weekends forum at the Boulder Public Library. There is a growing inland ocean movement, generating a buzz amongst cinematographers, scientists and citizens; tapping into the local technical talent and raising awareness of international ocean issues.
This Sunday the Colorado Ocean Coalition is hosting a one day public symposium to address ocean issues and proposed solutions. The luminaries at Making Waves in Colorado include American oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle,Jim Toomeycartoonist of Sherman’s Lagoon, David Helvar (author of 50 Ways to Save the Ocean, and Dan Basta Director of NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary Program, among other international oceanic experts.
For a complete list of speakers and the days agenda, Colorado Ocean
Making Waves in Colorado, Free Public Symposium
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Boulder Public Library
1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder
1:00 – 5:00 pm
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The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. These People are Rare Gems—Keep Them, Fight for Them, don’t Give Up on Them. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.” Waylon shares 10 transformingly beautiful Quotes about Love. 40 Things I’ve Learned in 40 Years. Why your Yoga Goals are (Probably) Irrelevant, if not Downright Dangerous. Dear Woman in the White Car at Margaritas Mexican Grill in West Memphis, Arkansas on July 15th, 2012. How I Raise My Dying Son.