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"Golden Apples of the Sun - Surf Movie Soundtracks Edition"
www.rtrfm.com.au or RTRFM 92.1 on the FM Radio Dial in Perth, Western Australia
"Golden Apples of the Sun - Surf Movie Soundtracks Edition"

"Golden Apples of the Sun" is a 2 hour Sunday afternoon radio program on Perth independent community radio station RTRFM 92.1.

On Sunday 9 June 2019, the program will explore the theme of "surf movie soundtrack music", focussing on the 1970s, the dawn of contemporary surf music soundtracks, and thus explore the unique role oceans play in the pursuit of 'free surfing', both now & then.

The program will play tracks from surf movie soundtracks including "Morning of the Earth", "Sea of Joy", "The Hot Generation", "Ride A White Horse" and Tim Winton's "Breath", amongst others, and include audio snippets of the special enjoyment of oceans thru surfing. It will be a sonic journey through swells, curls, reefs, breaks and sandbanks and the beauty and power of the ocean in the form of its surf.

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"Together we can protect and restore our ocean"

9 -10 am.  Colony Beach, Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport.  Unless you have your own, gloves, water, and bags will be provided.  Bring your phone and we'll show you how to use EZ phone apps to report your trashy findings! FMI: info@SoMePlaneteers.org or on FB


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2019 World Oceans Day Fundraiser
Easton's Beach Rotunda
2019 World Oceans Day Fundraiser

Clean Ocean Access (COA) is excited to host the 3rd Annual World Oceans Day fundraiser! World Oceans Day is an annual observation to honor, protect, and conserve the world's oceans. The celebration provides an opportunity to take personal and community action to conserve the ocean and its resources.

COA's 3rd annual World Ocean Day fundraiser celebrates efforts to promote environmental stewardship in Rhode Island and fosters local initatives that support a larger global movement to protect the health of our oceans.

The celebration will take place on Thursday, June 6th at Easton’s Beach Rotunda from 6:00 to 9:00PM. The event will include live music, catered dinner and drinks, as well as a silent auction and the presentation of the third “CLEAN OCEAN ACCESS MISSION2.OCEAN AWARD” to an outstanding COA volunteer.

Prior to the event, there will be a cleanup at Easton’s (First) Beach from 4:00 to 5:00PM. The cleanup and fundraiser are both in celebration of the international World Oceans Day event, and help bring awareness to COA’s goals of eliminating marine debris, improving coastal water quality and protecting and preserving shoreline access.

THANK YOU to our 2019 food sponsors Whole Foods Market and Flat Waves Food Shack.

If you are interested in sponsoring our event please email us at info@cleanoceanaccess.org.

If you are interested in volunteering at our World Oceans Day event please visit our volunteer opportunities page.

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A Plastic Free Ocean - Um Oceano Livre de Plástico

The European Commission, the European Parliament, the Lisbon City Council, EurOcean, Ciência Viva, the Administration of the Port of Lisbon, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) organised an outdoor art exhibition in order to campaign for "An Ocean Free of Plastics".

This initiative includes:

  • an octopus-shaped sculpture made by an artist with plastics collected in beaches,
  • a two-day workshop for children to use marine litter collected in beaches to create pieces of art, and
  • a photo exhibition of the best works submitted by children and teenagers from all over the world to the 2019 I Live By The Sea contest, organised by the Polish company Today We Have.

In order to raise public awareness to marine plastics, this action was strategically designed to take place start before the celebrations of the 2019 European Maritime Day (Lisbon, 16-17 May) and to finish at the 2019 World Oceans Day. The location is Praça Europa, a next to the highly visited Lisbon's riverfronf area known as Ribeira das Naus. The initiative will be premiered on 2nd May 2019.

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AZTI – SOPHIE project Summer School 2019 Does Human Health and Wellbeing depend on a Healthy Ocean?

This SUMMER SCHOOL is organized by AZTI, with the support of the European H2020 Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) Project, theOceans & Human Health Chair, GlobalHAB, theEuropean Environment Agency and BlueHealth.

The topic proposed is “Does Human Health and Wellbeing depend a Healthy Ocean?”.

We will examine the exposures and pathways through which humans interact with the seas and global ocean, leading to both risks and benefits to human health and wellbeing as well as for the “health” of the marine environment.

The attendees will acquire knowledge in the new meta-discipline of Oceans and Human Health research growing on both sides of the Atlantic, in particular focusing on the current and future impacts for the seas and coasts of Europe.

This summer school will benefit from the inter/transdisciplinary integration of different sciences (e.g. marine biology, toxicology, microbiology, public health, psychology, medicine) necessary to understand the complex interactions between the “health” of the oceans and human health and wellbeing. This course will explore this through different topics, particularly emphasizing communication, engagement and co-creation with diverse stakeholder communities (including Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)). 

There will also be an opportunity to contribute as Stakeholders to the development of the future H2020 SOPHIE Strategic Research Agenda on Oceans and Human Health for Europe. The main objective of the school is to give an overview on the challenges, tensions and opportunities presented by the growing understanding that humans can both benefit from, and be impacted by, the coasts, seas and global oceans, and vice versa.

As an outcome of this course (in addition to the presentations, which will be freely available after the school), the professors participating in the course will prepare an open access position paper on this topic, to be submitted to a broad scope scientific journal (e.g. PlosOne, Frontiers in Marine Science, etc.). This will be a cross-cutting review. This position paper will have an impact on another key audience, i.e. research funders, marine policy makers, and managers. In addition to such impact, it is expected that students participating in this summer school will implement the knowledge gained through this summer school in their professional careers.

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Beach Cleanup in Mombasa, Kenya

The event will take place in 3 days, from the 7th of June 2019 to the 9th of June 2019. On the 7th, The event will entail a 495KM awareness caravan from Nairobi to Mombasa, the largest and longest Ocean awaress road trip  in East Africa. With over 100 young people on board, the caravan intends to sensitize the general public on the importance of conserving our Oceans. We shall hold stopovers at Emali, Voi, and Mariakani to interact with other young people and the general public, with the last stop being Mtongwe Naval Base.

On the 8th June which is the actual World Oceans Day, we shall hold a Day-long clean up of the Ocean Beach on the stretch from Mtongwe Ferry towards Likoni, covering a length of 200M. The event will take place in collaboration with the local community and its administration, in a bid to inform them on the dangers of dumping waste on the Ocean periphery.

On the 9th June, which is the departure date, we shall hold a recarp session on the event, have a Youth Talk/Forum,  then proceed to appreciate the Ocean beauty by having a good time on the clean beach. We depart for Nairobi at 6PM and arrive the following morning. 

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Beach Guardian: World Oceans Day Beach Clean Constantine Bay

Together with World Oceans Day we want to have a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future

We will meet at 4pm on the beach.

All equipment will be provided and Beach Guardian will remove everything collected.

Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and if you bring a child please note that you will accept full responsibility for your child and his/her behaviour, health and well being.


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Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2019

What started as a small, daylong gathering in 2001 is now Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW). Hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation every June in Washington, DC, CHOW is the nation’s premier annual conference examining current marine, coastal, and Great Lakes policy issues. CHOW 2019 includes three signature events: the CHOW Conference, the 17th Annual Ocean Awards Gala, and CHOW Hill Day.

Learn more and register at capitolhilloceanweek.org. 

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Cleaning waterways
Calapan River
Cleaning waterways

The restoration of adulterated rivers has gained importance during the past year in most parts of the world. Rivers are essential water resources which are being transformed due to urbanization, causing threats to the people and their environment. According to a survey conducted last 2010, Calapan River ranked no. 5 as one of the most polluted rivers in the country. It is an 11-kilometer long river that cuts through the City of Calapan in Oriental Mindoro. A huge development along the river occurred after the municipality transformed itself into a component city. This activity lead to rapid deterioration of the river. The rehabilitation of the river is compulsory due to the fact that both endemic and economically important species can still be found in the river. In addition to this is the existence of mangroves that serve as home and barrier for underwater species despite its unwanted state.
This June 5, 2019, in coordination with BSP Unit 21, we encourage everyone to participate and be part of our movement. Together, let's make a change! 

Our mission as environmental advocates is not limited and restricted to signing the petition but rather taking the initiative and making a positive difference to our environment


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Coastal Community Celebration
Florida Maritime Museum
Coastal Community Celebration

Join the Florida Maritime Museum in our second annual Coastal Community Celebration on Thursday, June 6th from 6 to 8 PM. Kick off summer and World Oceans Day at this FREE family fun evening. There will be a variety of vendors, activities, and photo ops throughout the evening.

​Guests are urged to wear a blue shirt to participate in this year’s theme “Together We Can.”

​Enjoy this after hours exploration of Florida’s maritime heritage at the Florida Maritime Museum located at 4415 119th Street W., Cortez, FL 34215. For more information, please call 941-708-6120.

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Donation to The Ocean Foundation

As a skin care brand of coral reef safe, iLab will Donate approximate 1 Euro or 6.8 RMB to The Ocean Foundation for everyone

who buy iLab products through iLab offical designated channels in period of Apr 22(World earth day) to June 8(World ocean day / iLab brand day), 2019.

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Exploring Marine Life through Art

Come visit the L.C.Bates Museum Marine Gallery! Exploring Marine Life through Art will provide a fun STEAM learning experiences for families as they learn about the different animals that live in the ocean. After a tour of the saltwater animals, from spounges to a marlin caught by Hemingway and from star fish to corals, participants will create their own marine art. They can draw the marine life, make fish prints and create shell art. We will also look at the endangered species in the collection to learn how we can protect them. 

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Florida World Oceans Day Beach Cleanup Ocean Blue Celebration

Join Ocean Blue a grassroots nonprofit saving the ocean one beach cleanup at a time. June 8th we will meet on the beach in Celebration of World Oceans Day on the beach. Let's show our love by removing as much micro plastic as possible on World Oceans Day Celebration in West Palm Beach.  http://www.oceanblueproject.org

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Ghost Fishing UK - Net Removal

Ghost Fishing UK is a registered charity, established in 2014. GFUK is the UK branch of Ghost Fishing, a global organisation dedicated to removing Abandoned, Lost and Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG).

The purpose is to remove, where practicable, potentially lethal entanglement hazards to marine life and scuba divers from the marine environment.

The organisation consists of volunteer scuba divers, with extensive training in advanced diving practices specifically in relation to minimizing impact on the environment.

Ghost Fishing UK will be clearing an unnamed wreck site along the Dorset coastline which has been reported to be covered in a large ghost net. Follow the team as the prepare for the mission and follow them as they clean up these deadly ghost nets.


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Global Recycling Summit
Holiday Inn Rome - Aurelia Via Aurelia, Km 8400 00165 Rome, Italy
Global Recycling Summit

Recycling Conferences 2019 gives you an opportunity to present keynote talks, Oral presentation, exhibitions and discussion in learning, Young researchers all over the world. We hope that you will make use of this opportunity to join us at our conference and make it successful by your participation. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the “Global Recycling Summit” which is going to be held duringJuly 22-23, 2019, Rome, Italy.

The main scope of the conference is to understand the study of natural facts, garbages, pollutions, preventions, precautions, and waste treatment and advanced technologies to reuse the wastes in the field of Recycling. The main ideology of Recycling 2019 is to bring maximum exposure to our attendees, so we make sure the event is a blend of professionals such as Professors, Researchers, Students working in the field of Environmental Sciences, Waste Treatment and Recycling.

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Guinness World Record for most nationalities at one beach clean

We are doing an official attempt at breaking the world record on Worlds Oceans Day to beat the record of the number of different nationalities at one beach clean. 


Bringing the world together at one beach clean on World Oceans Day. 

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Gurruuja Whale Welcome to Gumbaynggirr bari (homelands).

Gurruuja Whale Welcome to Gumbaynggirr bari (homelands) by local Unkya Lands Council.
Join us in celebrating the Ocean which is the totem of the Gumbaynggirr tribe.

The day will be filled with cultural activities and plastic solutions, provided by local elders, community members, universities and sponsors.

Over 1000 students from local high schools and primary schools will be involved in the day.

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Il mare in bottiglia

Visione di un documentario, di una classe, sull'inquinamemento marino. 

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An international competition with the central theme: "World Ocean Day 2019"

WHO CAN TAKE PART: Children aged 5 to 17.

PAINTING MEDIA: Of your choice. You can use colored pencils, watercolors, oil paints, etc. However, please remember that your work should have vibrant colors and bold shapes so it can be efficiently transferred to digital form. No photos or collages allowed. 

PROJECT SIZE: On paper, paperboard or canvas of A4 size (210 x 297 mm) or A3 (297 x 420 mm 

All artworks must be original. 


1. Using a digital camera or a scanner convert the child's drawing into a digital format. 

2. Name the file with the child's surname and child name and save it in JPG format (eg Karagiannis Giorgos.jpg) 

3. In the Subject / SUBJECT of the e-mail, the title of the competition should be entered: WOD 

4. Attach the JPG project file to the email 

5. The electronic submission of each project should be accompanied by: 

- The child's details: name, surname, age, date of birth, school class, school 
- the parent’s, guardian’s or educational provider's details: name, surname, address, telephone, email 

6. Electronic submission of the project is only possible at: paidiki.pinakothiki.elladas@gmail.com and according to the instructions described above.

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We are organising an international painting competition to support and enforce "World Oceans Day" as an annual observation to honor, help protect, and conserve the world's oceans. Children from around the world create artworks inspired by the need to protect our oceans and to preserve them for future generations. 

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