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FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER OF THE W2O

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AT A SCALE THAT MATTERS

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Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright

The W2O Welcomes Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright
to the Advisory Board

Dr. Wendy Watson-Wright was the inaugural CEO of the Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), an Atlantic Canadian-led transdisciplinary international research institute whose aim is the safe and sustainable development of the ocean frontier. From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Watson-Wright served as the Executive Secretary and Assistant Director General of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO) in Paris. For most of her career, she held various senior positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada, including eight years as Assistant Deputy Minister of Science. The W2O is honored to welcome Dr. Watson-Wright to our esteemed Board of Advisors, and we are looking forward to her wise council as we endeavor to share science communications with a broader global audience.
 
WORLD OCEAN RADIO

THE WEEKLY PODCAST DEDICATED
TO A WIDE RANGE OF OCEAN ISSUES


TRUST THE CHILDREN
Climate change is calling young people to activism
and demand for change around the globe
January 27
A HAIKU FOR OCEAN INNOVATION IN JAPAN
The Sasagawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo, Japan is using
philanthropy to stimulate change for ocean communities
January 20
MOKEN:
PEOPLE OF THE WATER

A group of Austronesian sea people are facing pressures by assimilation, subversion, suppression, climate change and corporate greed
January 13
OCEAN ALCHEMY:
CLEAN WATER FOR KIUNGA AND BEYOND

GivePower is working with communities around the world
to address the fresh water crisis using green technology
January 6

WORLD OCEAN RADIO is a weekly audio feature for web listeners, podcasts and worldwide distribution through community radio stations and partners, providing weekly 5-minute commentary on important ocean issues from longtime host Peter Neill. Thanks to private and foundation funds, we are able to offer World Ocean Radio for syndicated use at no cost. Available for RSS feed and for broadcast by college and community radio stations worldwide. Find us on iTunes or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Do you know of a radio stations in your area that could be airing World Ocean Radio in 2020? Let us know.
WORLDOCEANOBSERVATORY.ORG/WORLD-OCEAN-RADIO
Through all of our programs and special projects we endeavor to expand strategies related to sharing resources and teaching tools on ocean issues, conservation and solutions; to build our audience exponentially; to be a catalyst for transformative behavior for the future of the ocean; to foster optimism; to suggest solutions; and to share ocean news far and wide amongst all Citizens of the Ocean on earth.
This is the purpose of the World Ocean Observatory.
2020 PRIVACY POLICY
Thank you for your continued support of the World Ocean Observatory.
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