FREE: Come out and join Project AWARE’s Executive Director Alex Earl, for an evening presentation where he will share with you his insights, the challenges and opportunities of aquatic conservation. A committed marine conservationist and enthusiastic diver, Alex has lived and worked in four countries and dived in many regions of the world including the Philippines, Australia, Tanzania, Fiji, Tahiti, Canada and the United States.
Alex draws from an extensive background in global non-profit management, strategic planning, program development, campaigning, fundraising, and business development as well as extensive cross-cultural and international experience.
Alex will be speaking at the Shaw Discover Centre , Vancouver Island http://www.oceandiscovery.ca/ – April 27, 6-8PM
Also speaking that evening will be Angus Matthews, Executive Director of the Shaw Discover Centre. He will be sharing on “Salish Sea… Do or Die how citizens must take an active role in sharing and protecting Canada’s urban sea.”
Alex will also be speaking at the Vancouver Aquarium – http://www.vanaqua.org/ April 28, Doors open at 6 PM, the event is from 6:15 to 8:15
Also speaking that evening will be Dr. Jeff Marliave, Vice President of Marine Sciences at the Aquarium. He will be sharing on diver monitoring of seabed life in Howe Sound, with a focus on the protection and proliferation of Rockfish stocks.
Project AWARE is a marine conservation nonprofit organization and a global force of divers working to protect the ocean planet one dive at a time in more than 175 countries and territories. The organization achieves its mission through direct conservation activities with divers and the dive industry, by actively working to develop and support conservation policies and legislation, and by engaging with science to solve ocean problems. Project AWARE is currently focusing on two major ocean issues where scuba divers are uniquely positioned to directly and positively affect real, long-term change – Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris, or trash in our oceans.
Project AWARE: http://www.projectaware.org/