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The Online Ocean Symposium is increasing and expanding attention to the Oceans by starting the conversation. Through the use of Google+ Hangouts on Air, the OOS creates an online video forum for conversations in ocean advocacy, photography, etc and forges connections in the ocean community. Together we can turn the conversation into tangible action!

World Oceans Day is coming back up soon!

World Oceans day is June 8th and last year the Symposium hosted a series of hangouts bringing together people from all over the world to speak on this auspicious day. Come check out all the programming and guests on our special
World Oceans Day landing page.

All of the OOS Google+ Hangouts on Air were hosted and curated on the OOS Google+ Page and linked to the OOS YouTube Channel. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for our regular updates on our Hangouts. forums on Ocean Related issues and news.

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The Sea Star Die-Off


Sea Stars are dying of horrible lesions and ripping themselves apart. The Symposium brought together a panel of experts to discuss the situation.

Guests included Pete Raimondi of UCSC, Diver Laura James, Erin Meyer of Ocean Science Trust, and Drew Harvell from Cornell.You can watch the full conversation here.

SF International Ocean Film Festival


The 2014 San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival is coming up! The March 5 to the 9, 2014 marks the 11th annual festival celebrating and inspiring people to appreciate and care for the ocean by revealing its wonders through independent films.