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Join The Marine Mammal Center for its Ocean Policy Webinar Series that is bringing attention to our ocean, climate change, and the public policy decisions needed to make a difference. 

The series will be moderated by award-winning journalist and former host of CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello, and will feature experts in ocean policy, advocacy and conservation.

Watch the full replay of the first event in the series: What the 2020 Election Means for Climate Change and Our Ocean.

Upcoming Webinars

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Virtual Event

Climate Change Through the Eyes of Marine Mammals

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021, at 10:00 am
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Virtual Event

Stop Ocean Plastic Pollution – Public and Private Strategies

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021, at 10:00 am
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Virtual Event

The Future of Ocean Policy on Marine Mammals

Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 10:00 am

What the 2020 Election Means for Climate Change and Our Ocean

Tuesday, February 9 | Replay Now Available

With the 2020 election cycle in the rearview mirror, you may be wondering what a new administration means for the future of Federal policy on combatting climate change and helping the ocean’s health. Listen to panelists Governor Jay Inslee, Congressmember Karen Bass, and Congressmember Jared Huffman as they discuss what the election results mean for ocean policy. Conversation moderated by former journalist Carol Costello.

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Climate Change Through the Eyes of Marine Mammals

Tuesday, March 9  |  10:00 am PST  |  Live Virtual Event

The Marine Mammal Center works to protect marine mammals and people from the anticipated effects of climate change as it continues to accelerate. Climate change also affects ocean acidification and aquaculture, which impacts the health of marine mammals. This webinar will feature both policy and advocacy experts to discuss the effects of climate change on marine mammals and what must be done to protect the ocean and its inhabitants.


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Stop Ocean Plastic Pollution – Public and Private Strategies

Tuesday, April 13  |  10:00 am PDT  |  Live Virtual Event

There has been a renewed focus on ocean conservation in Washington, DC, with the introduction of the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act (SOS 2.0) in Congress, which is aimed primarily at curbing plastic pollution washing up on beaches and harming wildlife. Private industry has also stepped in to help curb plastic pollution in the ocean. What should we see going forward?


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The Future of Ocean Policy on Marine Mammals

Tuesday, May 11  |  10:00 am PDT  |  Live Virtual Event

In collaboration with experts from the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) and the Law of the Sea Institute (LOSI) at Berkeley Law, The Marine Mammal Center explores what is on the horizon from Washington, DC, with regards to ocean policy, such as the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), as it affects the wellbeing of marine mammals.


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