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World Ocean Forum
Fresh ideas, new solutions, serious, provocative, and imaginative conversations about the future of the ocean. An active forum of unexpected ideas, opinion, ideas, proposals for change in ocean policy and action worldwide.
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WORLD OCEAN FORUM invites fresh ideas, new solutions, provocative and imaginative conversations about the future of the ocean, and links unexpected people with unexpected ideas. This is a place for key ocean voices — professionals and Citizens of the Ocean alike — to contribute to an active forum of opinion, ideas, and proposals for change in ocean policy and action worldwide. We are now accepting submissions to the FORUM. To become a contributing writer, please contact us at director@thew2o.net.

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World Ocean Forum
Dedicated to proposals for change in ocean policy and action worldwide, linking unexpected people with unexpected ideas about the ocean.
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George Dillard
Politics, environment, education, history. Follow/contact me: https://george-dillard.com. My history Substack: https://worldhistory.substack.com.
Writers
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World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation #wef
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OCEAN LITERACY
Join us on a journey to create a one ocean literate world.
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StrOceanSolutions
Environmental consulting firm dedicated to advancing solutions for a healthy ocean. Learn more about how we can help your environmental cause
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Blue Ocean Shift | Strategy
Blue Ocean Shift & Strategy are worldwide business bestsellers, helping you to move beyond competing and start creating your blue ocean. blueoceanstrategy.com
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Circle of Blue
Reporting the global freshwater crisis. Publishes #WaterNews, the daily go-to source for global water news and data.
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The Ocean Foundation
Tell us what you want to do for the ocean, and we'll take care of the rest!
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The TerraMar Project
We’re on a mission to transform how people value the #ocean and to create a global community around our shared love for the #sea. Follow us to save the ocean!
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Carl Safina
Ecologist, author. Inaugural holder of Endowed Chair for Nature and Humanity, Stony Brook University. SafinaCenter.org, CarlSafina.org
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Rob Moir
Rob Moir is writing environmental nonfiction and writes for the Ocean River Institute and the Global Warming Solutions IE-PAC newsletter.
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Bren Smith
Bren Smith is the owner of Thimble Island Ocean Farm and executive director of GreenWave.
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Mission Blue
Mission Blue is a global partnership initiative to raise public awareness about the ocean and inspire people to help protect this vital natural resource.
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Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Marine Biologist + NY Times Bestselling Author
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TakePart
News, Lifestyle, and Social Action.
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Ian Urbina
I run a journalism non-profit called The Outlaw Ocean Project, which produces stories for venues globally about environmental and human rights abuses at sea.
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Sheldon Whitehouse
U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, the Ocean State.
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Unearthed
We believe in the power of entrepreneurship to transform individuals and communities, to create economic opportunities, and to address global challenges.
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We Don’t Have Time
We Don’t Have Time is a review platform for climate action. Together we are the solution to the climate crisis.
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John Bohorquez, PhD
Multidisciplinary marine conservation scientist. Affiliations: The Ocean Foundation, The Conservation Finance Alliance, & Stony Brook University. USA/Colombia.
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Georges Hattab
Georges is a scientist, creative writer, sci-fi fan, and fervent hiker. Visit him at https://ghattab.github.io/
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Mia Bennett
Founder, Advisor, Angel | ♥ Natural Capital, Social Mobility, Cities
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One With the Ocean
One With the Ocean is a 501(c)3 whose members are open water swimmers and ocean conservationists fighting to protect what we love.
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Anthony Signorelli
Intensely curious, man of the heart, non-ideological.
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The Conversation U.S.
An independent, nonprofit news organization dedicated to unlocking the ideas and knowledge of academic experts for the public.
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Will Lockett
Independent journalist covering global politics, climate change and technology. Get articles early at www.planetearthandbeyond.co