May 13, 2013
Please join us at Celebration of the Seas, the kickoff of the fourth Blue Vision Summit on Monday May 13th 6-10pm in Washington, DC for a special screening of, Disaster at Nightingale: How Tragedy Found the World’s Remotest Island, a film by Ocean Doctor president, David E. Guggenheim, who will introduce the film.
This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. (You need not RSVP/register if you are already registered for the Blue Vision Summit.) Disaster at Nightingale will screen at approximately 9:00pm in the Carnegie Institution theater.
See the Trailer:
In 2011, Dr. Guggenheim witnessed what he describes as the “worst environmental disaster” of his life in middle of the South Atlantic. He produced this film in 2013 to raise awareness “about an ecological catastrophe that few know occurred, in a place that few know exists, resulting from a global threat that few are aware of.” The film includes never-before-seen footage of the disaster and aftermath, including new details that have only come to light within the past few months. Learn more about Disaster at Nightingale.
Monday May 13, 2013 6-10 PM
Free and Open to Public
About the Summit
We strongly encourage you to register for the entire summit, an enriching and fun event for all who care about the oceans. See the agenda
Here’s some background on the Summit:
- Every two years Blue Vision Summits bring diverse groups and individuals from the marine conservation community together in Washington, DC to explore new avenues for solutions to the challenges facing our public seas.
- Summits are attended by individuals and organizations that work towards improving ocean conservation efforts from a variety of approaches including education, restoration, science, business and policy.
- The Summits provide a unique opportunity for community members to learn from one another and often result in new collaborations.
- Summits attract and bridge the gaps between citizens, activists, organizations and elected officials.
- Each Summit includes a visit to Capitol Hill where participants visit the offices of Congress members and convey their support for healthy oceans.
- It’s critical that we come together as a movement and a growing constituency of marine conservationists, businesses, scientists, recreational users, youth and others to turn the tide for our public seas.
March 3, 2011 – March 25, 2011
CAPE TO CAPE ADVENTURE
Ushuaia to Cape Town
March 3, 2011 – 22 Days – Voyage 7106
- Follow in the footsteps of great Antarctic explorers
- See snow-covered mountains, mighty glaciers and spectacular iceberg sculptures
- Encounter penguins: Magellanic, rockhopper, gentoo, macaroni, king, Adelie, and African (jackass)
- Watch for sea lions, seals, dolphins, and whales
- Identify seabirds including albatross, shearwaters and petrels
- Discover historic sites of the early explorers and the remains of whaling operations
- Visit the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world
- Savour world-renowned South African wines