John Coster & Gerhard Haas hosted a 10 hour newsroom on Monday 8th June to mark World Oceans Day 2020.
Our conversations were ‘live’ between 10am-8pm GMT on the Documentary Media Centre Facebook Page and twitter feed @DocMediaCentre
World Oceans Day 2020 Resources
The Silent World – Jacques Cousteau (1956) Winner Best Documentary Feature 1956 Academy Awards
The End Of The Line: Where Have All The Fish Gone – A Film By Robert Murray (2009)
An Inconvenient Truth (2006) and An Inconvenient Sequel – Truth to Power (2017)
Mission Blue (Trailer) 1hr 34 mins (2014) Netflix
A Plastic Ocean (Trailer) 1 hr 40 mins (2016) Netflix
The Deep Dozen by Chris Gunn (You Tube Channel)
National Geographic magazines: issues covering the oceans and the challenges faced in 2020.
Issue: 06.2018 Planet or Plastic?
Issue 04.2007 Saving the Sea’s Bounty
Issue 10.2010 Special Report – The Spill
Photos You Haven’t Seen / Stories You Haven’t Heard
Issue 08.2009 Vanishing Venice
Issue 11.2019 Women – A Century of Change
Dr Sylvia Earle – Oceanographer & National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
Podcasts by Gerhard Haas, Plastic Activist at the Environmental Newsroom
SDG14 Life Below Water
Covid-19’s Plastic Waste Problem
Mission Blue – Hope Spots
10 Hour World Oceans Day Newsroom – Issue Experts
Julian Cribb – Science author with a focus on major existential challenges for humanity: food security, climate, extinction and the poisoning of the Planet.
Kavita Ashok – Environmentalist / President of Tree For Life NGO
Pallavi Priya – Founder at Cause for Celebration / Also Eco Friendly World
Twitter @CauseforCeleb @EcoFrndlyWorld
Alexandra Knight – Climate Change Cinema and TV Global Advert (CIC)
Twitter @Plastic_Ad – a petition to create a #climatechange advert to show globally in the media
Paul Dawson – Making videos and sharing news about the climate crisis
Sarah Goody – Vegan Teen Climate Activist
Ocean Voyages Institute – Project Kaisei
SV Kwai is currently on a voyage to pull ghost nets from the North Pacific gyre chartered by the Ocean Voyages Institute. Please click through to their Facebook Page to donate and support their work in 2020.
Thomas Bowers, Researcher – Wreck Salvage & Reef Destruction
The world’s biggest grave robbery: Asia’s disappearing WW2 wrecks:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2017/nov/03/worlds-biggest-grave-robbery-asias-disappearing-ww2-shipwrecks By Oliver Holmes, Monica Ulmanu and Simon Roberts Fri 3 Nov 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNoqff3i5HI WWII shipwrecks sold as scrap in Indonesia – Al Jazeera – 23rd November 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnOdAHPiF4c AP Archive 2010 – Shows that those salvaging these wrecks are desperate
http://www.ytsalvage.com/en/ Chinese Salvage Company website
Gerhard’s website: www.environmentalnewsroom.wordpress.com
2 thoughts on “World Oceans Day Newsroom”
Great resources, useful tools and insightful links. Real engaging conversations with global activists…. real doers!