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Exploring the Blue with National Marine Sanctuaries

March 30, 2020

11:00 am to 11:45 am EST

03/30/2020 11:00 am 03/30/2020 11:45 am Europe/London Exploring the Blue with National Marine Sanctuaries -

Exploring the Blue with National Marine Sanctuaries

Join Hannah MacDonald and Nick Zachar from NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries as they introduce you to the network of underwater parks encompassing over 600,000 square miles of pristine marine ecosystems. National marine sanctuaries span from the warm waters of the Florida Keys to the cool waters off the Washington coast and from the kelp forests off California to the freshwater of the Great Lakes. These places hold special value for conservation, recreation, ecology, culture as well as just the aesthetic beauty. Efforts in research, monitoring, resource protection, education and management of these treasures preserve them for future generations.

This program will connect you with information on what national marine sanctuaries are and bring you below the surface to virtually interact with the sea life that calls sanctuaries home. Office of National Marine Sanctuaries just released their first 360° video of Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. During this program, not only will you get to experience a virtual dive in a national marine sanctuary, but you will also hear about what it takes to capture such stunning video footage in 360°.

March 30, 2020

11:00 am to 11:45 am EST

03/30/2020 11:00 am 03/30/2020 11:45 am Europe/London Exploring the Blue with National Marine Sanctuaries -

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