Leaders for ocean sustainability

Reinforce the Blue Generation Program.

Our goal

This action consists in using leaders in their field of action as vehicles to spread the Foundation’s message and reach a broader audience, including youngsters, and generate awareness for ocean conservation using their own approach and language. Leaders for ocean sustainability may be sports references, artists, musicians and others.

 

This Action is thought to reinforce the Blue Generation program.

Initiative status
Stage 3 : Ongoing
Initiative keywords
  • Kite Surfing
  • Learning
  • Ocean
  • Surf
  • Youngsters
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Target

Society in general.

Impact

Contact a wider audience.

Description

For this purpose, the Oceanário de Lisboa has established a collaboration with Francisco Lufinha, who is a Guinness record holder and the world leader on long distance Kite Surfing (he has sailed for 2 days and nights in a row, crossing from mainland Portugal to the Madeira archipelago), who is visiting several schools in Portugal to share his experience and generate awareness on the importance of the ocean and its fragile condition.

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August 27, 2020
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June 13, 2020
Nuno Vieira Matias (1939-2020) The Oceano Azul Foundation would like to show its deepest sympathies for the loss its Trustee, Almirante Vieira Matias. A member of the Board of the Foundation since its inception, he will always be remembered for his leadership skills, for his integrity and his courage. His unmatched personality and constant support deeply marked the Foundation. [...]
June 8, 2020
ANP | WWF & Oceano Azul Foundation for a Blue Economic Recovery in Portugal Declaration for a Blue Economy Recovery Lisbon, 8 June, 2020 – On this year's World Oceans Day, ANP|WWF and Oceano Azul Foundation launched the Declaration for a Blue Economy, defending the importance of the Ocean to be considered an integral part of a just and sustainable economic recovery for Portugal. In the Declaration, ANP|WWF and [...]