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DEMA is excited to share that DEMA Show 2021 is less than five months away, and Las Vegas, home of DEMA Show 2021, is completely open for business! As of June 1, 2021, Las Vegas has returned to pre-pandemic guidelines, including “removing all restrictions involving capacity limits, large gatherings, and more.” DEMA Show 2021 will be taking place IN-PERSON at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV this November 16-19 (Tuesday–Friday). The Show will follow and be enforcing the proper protocols and safety measures that are deemed appropriate at that time. With the Show only months away, start preparing…

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Shark Week Is Our Favorite Thing About Summer! SHARK WEEK, now in its 33rd year, is back for another summer of large sharks and even greater bites. On Discovery and Discovery Plus, you can watch more shark programming than ever before starting July 11 and running through July 18th. Discover a shark film festival across Discovery platforms leading up to SHARK WEEK. WEEK OF THE SHARK The jaw-dropping program for 2021 will feature all-new innovative shark stories that will give incredible insights into the enigmatic world of these majestic creatures. SHARK ACADEMY, Discovery’s first-ever shark competition docu-series, will premiere this…

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Bernadette Jordan is Canada’s Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Liz and Sylvia’s Guest. A coastal Canadian from Nova Scotia, Minister Jordan has always been a strong advocate for the ocean. Because of her leadership, Canada has taken serious action on the removal of abandoned vessels, which pose serious threats to our waterways. Her advocacy on this issue led to the development of the Oceans Protection Plan; Canada’s $1.5 billion national plan to strengthen marine conservation and safety. Under her leadership as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada is now developing its first-ever, national Blue Economy…

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We’re hosting a One Planet Virtual Open Day on Saturday 19 June 2021. Join us online to honour the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration and learn how you can contribute. You’ll learn all about our ecosystem restoration projects and why this type of work is so important today. Some of the topics we will cover include: “Why habitat loss is the biggest threat to wildlife conservation?” and “How coral farming and transplantation help with coral reef health recovery.” We’ll be joined by experts in the fields of sustainable conservation and ethical community development, as well as staff from two…

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Your guide to getting back in the water Have you been out of the water for a while? Whether it was the pandemic, your health, or life in general that put diving on hold for you, it’s important to set yourself up for a safe and successful return. This webinar will cover the essentials of preparation: health and fitness considerations, ensuring your equipment and dive skills are up to date and getting ready for travel. Presented by Frauke Tillmans, Ph.D. Frauke Tillmans, Ph.D., is the Research Director at DAN. She has a degree in human biology and a Ph.D. in…

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Each month’s webinar features experts on a topic related to abandoned and derelict vessels. The goal of the series is to share perspectives from across the country on common issues arising from abandoned and derelict vessels, in hopes to help communities better deal with them. The webinar speakers are specialists from federal, state, and local governments; nongovernmental organizations; universities; and industry, and will discuss topics about communications, funding, policy, and successes and challenges under blue skies and hurricane conditions. We welcome attendance from anyone with an interest in abandoned and derelict vessels, particularly local, state, and federal agencies; tribal entities;…

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We are excited to announce our JAWsome webinars for May! Hope you can DIVE IN with us! Click the link below or visit https://www.sharks4kids.com/webinars for information on speakers, age-range and the links to join. You must have the FREE version of Zoom to watch. Make sure to SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel to Watch Recorded Lessons (80+ different lessons from 2020/21) May 2021 ( EST-FL/NY) Wed May 5, 3:15 pm EST :: Coastal Ecosystems: Restoration for Our Future with Jewel Beneby (ALL AGES) Thurs  May 6, 7 pm EST: Food provisioning of rays and sharks with Joni Pini-Fitzsimmons (AGES 13+) Tues May 11, 3…

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Join us online on 22 May to honour immersive and meaningful travel experiences. As the world is reopening, we’ll be talking about all the things we miss about meaningful travel, from feeling the sun on our skin to learning from local leaders. Find out what memories previous participants have made, the environmental and social impact our program managers oversee on the ground and, most importantly, how you can still travel this year. Talks on the day will cover our mission, our goals, our impact, career development with GVI, general volunteering with GVI, and our online courses. Our field staff from…

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The objective of the DIVING talks organization is to ramp up a different type of event. A much more immersive experience with spaces and moments where the show happens: speakers and attendees network, and brands communicate. The “Talks” won’t be confined to the classic in-room format; speakers can present their talks in one of the different “stages” available. For the brands wanting to gain visibility at the event, this is a unique opportunity to associate themselves with an event that has been called “the most important diving event in 2021”. The idea is to go way beyond the logo on…

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John Englander joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia. John is a sea-level rise and climate change expert. As the founder of the non-profit, Rising Seas Institute, he works with scientists and professionals in the ‘built environment” – engineers, architects, and urban planners developing innovative sea level rise adaptation guidelines and solutions. His book High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis explains the science, the impending devastating economic effects, and the opportunity to design for a more resilient future. He is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences – UC Santa Cruz;…

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