Ocean Symposium and exhibition at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings

The Ocean Symposium and Marine Exhibition will be held at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings on September 22, 9.30-5pm.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 6:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 6:33 pm
The Sussex invention, SeaVax prototype, that will be on display at The Ocean Symposium and Marine Exhibition SUS-180918-170314001

All are welcome to attend the event which is organised by the United Nations Association (Bexhill and Hastings), Sussex Wildlife Trust, Rother Voluntary Action, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

There will be presentations by expert speakers in the fields of Climate Change, Ocean Pollution, Marine Conservation, Marine resources and Commonwealth Nations, Blue Economy and Fisheries. Short films about the Global Oceans and life under water in the Sussex Coast will be shown.

More than 150 delegates representing different Marine Organisations in Sussex, Hampshire, Kent and London, as well as Scientists from leading Academic Institutions will be attending.

Dolphins on the Sussex coast SUS-180918-170252001

United Nations Marine Biologist Gonzalo Alvarez said: “Never before has our Ocean been under such threat: plastics, ocean acidification, ocean warming, polar ice melting, coral reefs and marine life in danger. Come and join us at this exciting community event. A Marine Exhibition, stalls and a day of learning and networking.

“Watch with us the BBC Earth short film about the Oceans, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and listen to experts about new projects in the fields of Marine Conservation, Global Oceans, Climate Change, Marine Resources and Marine Wildlife. See the SeaVax Prototype. Its amazing. Come and join us at this exciting event.”

Tea and coffee provided. For more information email: [email protected]

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