Newsroom Resources: World Oceans Day

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

Gerhard’s website: www.environmentalnewsroom.wordpress.com

Film:

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

https://youtu.be/B1wp2MQCsfQ

 

 

A Plastic Ocean (Trailer) 1 hr 40 mins (2016) Netflix

https://youtu.be/6zrn4-FfbXw

 

 

The Deep Dozen by Chris Gunn (You Tube Channel)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg0skEFpzTq3OMeb22_lKaQ

 

Black Coral – New Zealand Oceanagraphic Survey 1986 – John Coster, Operation Raleigh Phase 8A

 

Photography:

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

 

Instagram:

@WorldOceansDay #WorldOceansDay

@Mission_Blue

@Oceana #StandForOceans

 

 

Audio:

Podcasts by Gerhard Haas, Plastic Activist at the Environmental Newsroom

Link: https://environmentalnewsroom.wordpress.com/podcast/

 

New Media:

SDG14 Life Below Water

https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals/goal-14-life-below-water.html

Covid-19’s Plastic Waste Problem

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/news/covid-19s-plastic-waste-problem-5212138/

Mission Blue – Hope Spots

https://mission-blue.org/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.

@JulianCribb

https://juliancribb.blog/

 

Kavita Ashok – Environmentalist / President of Tree For Life NGO

@KavitaAshok1969

www.kavitaashok.com

 

Pallavi Priya – Founder at Cause for Celebration / Also Eco Friendly World

Twitter @CauseforCeleb @EcoFrndlyWorld

https://www.facebook.com/acause4celebration/

 

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

Instagram @GlobalClimateChangeAdvert

(e) climatechangecinemaadvert@gmail.com

 

Paul Dawson – Making videos and sharing news about the climate crisis

Twitter @PaulEDawson

 

Sarah Goody – Vegan Teen Climate Activist

Twitter @SarahGoody4

www.sarah-goody.com

 

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.

Website: www.oceanvoyagesinstitute.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/oceanvoyagesinstituteprojectkaisei

 

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

 

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