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Saving Marine Megafauna with Dr. Andrea Marshall

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On Saturday, June 25, 2016, the Oregon Coast Aquarium will host its annual World Ocean’s Day celebration. To help launch this event, Dr. Andrea Marshall of the Marine Megafauna Foundation will be sharing her experiences and work at saving three of the ocean’s largest residents — the whale shark, leatherback sea turtle and dugong.

This online event takes place June 20-24, 2016, exclusively on the Oceanscape Network. Each day, Dr. Marshall and the Network will be providing blogs about these animals, downloadable materials, videos, photos and conservation information.

Daily Blogs

Monday, June 20, 2016: The Whale Shark

Tuesday, June 21, 2016: Leatherback Sea Turtles

Wednesday, June 22, 2016: Dugong

Thursday, June 23, 2016: The Challenges

Friday, June 24, 2016: Solutions

Additional Resources

This free guide will help you explore ways to save the ocean’s largest animals through citizen science, wise consumer choices and using digital technology.

Download The Guide to Saving Marine Megafauna from the Oceanscape Network and Dr. Andrea Marshall (PDF)

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Join Dr. Marshall, June 20-24

Three amazing animals, one amazing scientist. Learn how you can help the ocean's largest creatures.