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This webinar was broadcast live on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.
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About the Webinar
The Greenpeace Roadshow wants to take you below the surface and behind the scenes of Greenpeace’s multifaceted campaign to defend our world’s oceans. From working to maintain the International Whaling Commission’s ban on commercial whaling to educating consumers about the dangers posed by unsustainable fishing practices to drawing public attention to the need for marine reserves, Greenpeace campaigners are engaged in projects that span from the ocean floor to grocery store.
Join Greenpeace Oceans Campaign Director John Hocevar for a live discussion about the work that Greenpeace is doing now and where that work might lead in the future. You’ll also have a chance to hear how you might become more involved in helping to protect these vast and wholly irreplaceable marine regions.
About John Hocevar, Oceans Campaign Director
A trained marine biologist and an accomplished campaigner, explorer, and marine scientist, John has helped win several major victories for marine conservation since becoming the director of Greenpeace’s oceans campaign in 2004.
In 2007, John led an expedition to the Bering Sea that employed submarines to conduct the first manned exploration of the world’s largest underwater canyon. In 2010 John helped lead Greenpeace’s response to the BP Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. John put together the scientific program for a three month-long research expedition to assess the true scope and impacts of the disaster, involving scientists from over a dozen independent institutions.
Prior to joining Greenpeace, John was involved in several environmental projects including the Sea Turtle Nesting Project in Florida, Coral Cay Conservation in Belize, and as an environmental educator for Marine Science Under Sails in Florida. He is a graduate of the Green Corps organizing fellowship, a program dedicated to training the next generation of environmental leaders and previously worked at Corporate Accountability International. He is a co-founder and former executive director of Students for a Free Tibet.
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Online webinars will be held on the second Tuesday of every month, starting in August. New sessions will be posted to The Greenpeace Roadshow webpage as they are announced.