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‘Making WAVES in Colorado’ brings Ocean Awareness to the Rockies

November 13, 2011 On Sunday, The Colorado Ocean Coalition celebrated their first anniversary with an impressive lineup of ocean luminaries in a groundbreaking day-long ocean symposium.  ‘Making Waves in Colorado’ focused on how the Rocky Mountains, the ocean and all of us are inseparably linked.  Dr. Earle made it clear, “Even if you never touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take.” Until now, there has never been a unified voice for ocean protection in the Mountain States. The mission of the Colorado Ocean Coalition is to create a strong network made up of ocean enthusiasts. They are engaging scientists, activists, businesses and ocean supporters to address current threats to the ocean, which include overfishing, plastics pollution, ocean acidification, and a lack of marine protected areas. …
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Making Waves in Colorado

Coming up on November 13th in Boulder, Colorado are two exciting ocean events to celebrate the First Anniversary of The Colorado Ocean Coalition.  Joined by The Sylvia Earle Alliance and Teens4Oceans, the goal of the COC is to inspire inland communities to care about the ocean. The Colorado Ocean Coaliton is creating a movement to protect oceans from a mile high by uniting people from all over the world to engage in ocean advocacy. The Ocean Symposium Free to the Public – Families WelcomeSunday, Nov 13, 2011 1:00 – 5:00 pm The Boulder Public Library – Boulder, Colorado Please join The Colorado Ocean Coalition, Teens4Oceans and The SylviaEarle Alliance for a free Public Ocean Symposium. Learn about a varietyof climate/ocean topics, marine protected areas, plastics and environ-mental impacts, plus agricultural and watershed connections.…
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