2020 Ocean Awareness Contest

Bow Seat’s 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest is now open for submissions. Please share with your colleagues and students! Climate Hope: Transforming Crisis The 2020 Ocean Awareness Contest invites teens to learn about the climate crisis and its impact on oceans; discover or imagine solutions at...

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Art Exhibit: Ghost Net Landscape

Ghost Net Landscape is an interactive art installation and performance, in which Emily Miller collaborates with visitors to transform piles of “ghost net” fishing rope waste into sculptural, tactile basket forms. The project involves three major components: a massive pile of ghost net rescued from...

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Ghost Net Landscape by Emily Miller

“Ghost Net Landscape” by Emily Miller opens October 7th at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery.  The collaborative exhibit will feature Emily Miller’s finished sculptures created from plastic marine debris (“ghost net”) as well as over 1,000 pounds of unprocessed fishing rope and net.  For four weeks,...

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Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards

The nominations for the Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards, hosted by the Climate Adaptation Strategy group, are now available. Categories For the 2019 Award year, each Award nomination must identify the category that best describes the individual or organization being nominated. Awards and...

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Surfrider’s Rise Above Plastics Pledge

The Surfrider Foundation is focusing on plastic pollution awareness this May.  Consider signing Surfrider’s Rise Above Plastics pledge. Scientists estimate that by 2050 the weight of PLASTIC in the ocean will be equal to the weight of ALL THE FISH in the sea. But there is something YOU can...

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Stop Polluting Me! with Guest Speaker Jo Ann Hardesty

Jo Ann Hardesty is a Portland City Commissioner committed to building a livable and sustainable city with all Portlanders and for all Portlanders, through transparency, accountability, and opportunity. Jo Ann will speak to reducing all forms of pollution in the Portland region from 11am –...

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