Between September 18-21, 2018 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Geoff Green participated in the G7 Oceans Partnership Summit and Inspiration Expo, sharing his more than 20 years of experience connecting youth to the ocean environment through his organization’s (Students on Ice) experiential learning journeys to the Polar Regions.
The Oceans Partnership Summit is part of the G7 Ministerial Meeting – Working Together on Climate Change, Oceans and Clean Energy.
The Summit addressed the key themes of coastal resilience, marine litter and sustainable fisheries and provided a forum for a broad range of partners to showcase the concrete actions they are taking in these important areas.
Geoff’s participation in the Summit included:
- Introduction and Screening of the Canada C3 Documentary
- Panel discussion: “Protecting our Oceans – What can you do?” with Gigi Brisson, Founder and CEO of Ocean Elders and Josh Laughren, Executive Director of Oceana Canada.
- Students on Ice Foundation booth at the Oceans Inspiration Expo
- Launch of the Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition, of which Geoff Green and his Students on Ice Foundation are an active member