#BluHope brings together powerful partners, united in their passion and commitment to protect our remarkable and precious ocean. In our unique programme of webinars today, you will hear from leading ocean conservationists and film makers, scientists, policy makers and scuba divers giving their perspectives on our oceans, and marine biodiversity. From Marine Protected Areas to educating ourselves and our children on the ocean, as we enter the United Nations International Decade of the Ocean, it is the right time to examine our relationship with the marine ecosystem, and how we should truly value it. Join #BluHope today, and make time for our oceans…

Video Message from Sir David Attenborough
Video Speech from The Rt. Hon Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for Pacific & the Environment

Introduction to the World Oceans Day Plastic Detective Challenge

8th June 2020
8:00am to 8:50am (Singapore/Kuala Lumpur)
1:00am to 1:50am (London)

Moderator: David Thomas, Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia Panel: Dr Nagulendran a/l Kangayatkarasu, Simon Christopher Jack Christopher Archie Collingridge Deputy Secretary General Malaysian Ministry of Environment and Water Discuss how Blu Hope has come about and feature the Plastic Oceans UK education resources and discuss issues around plastic usage and plastic pollution in the ocean

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Official Launch of Blu Hope

8th June 2020
3:00pm to 4:20pm (Singapore/Kuala Lumpur)
8:00am to 9:20am (London)
British High Commission Kuala Lumpur

Moderator: 

Charles Hay MVO, British High Commissioner to Malaysia

Video Message from Sir David Attenborough

Video Speech from The Rt. Hon Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for Pacific & the Environment

Jo Ruxton, Founder & Director Plastic Oceans UK

Paul Rose, Explorer & TV Presenter and Plastic Oceans UK Patron

Dr Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer in Residence & Founder of Mission Blue

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In Conversation, with Ocean Adventurer Paul Rose: Protecting Our Ocean from Plastic Pollution

8th June 2020
8:00pm to 9:00pm (Singapore/Kuala Lumpur)
1:00pm to 2:00pm (London)

Moderator: Dr Geoff Brighty, Environmental Consultant

Paul Rose, Explorer, Environmentalist & TV Presenter and Plastic Oceans UK Patron

We are delighted that Paul Rose, one of the World’s most recognised adventurers, is giving his support to BluHope.  In this conversation we will get the inside view on why the ocean is so important to him and his continuing work on creating Marine Protected Areas. A global influencer on our environment, he shares his passions from early life to his career leading teams in the Antarctic, and what inspires him now as a passionate advocate of change in how we use plastics. And what does an explorer do in ‘lockdown?’ Join this webinar to find out!

 

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Behind the scenes – What it takes to film a sequence for Blue Planet II

8th June 2020
9:00pm to 9:50pm (Singapore/Kuala Lumpur)
2:00pm to 2:50pm (London)

Underwater Cinematographer Roger Munns will discuss the techniques, equipment and preparation needed to film a story for Blue Planet II. Through behind-the-scenes photos and videos he will show some of the wonders and challenges of filming exciting new fish behaviour for the coral reef episode in Mabul island, Sabah, Malaysia.

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