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Through webinars hosted by topical experts and downloadable resources, SOA Ocean Learning Labs educate Ocean Leaders in four key capacities: Ocean Literacy, Ocean Advocacy, Conscious Leadership, and Professional Development. 

See below for a schedule of upcoming webinars and to view recordings of past webinars.

2020 Focal Tracks: Circular Economy, Plastics, and Seabed Mining

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Seabed Mining explained through an infographic

The Ocean Academy is where students, entrepreneurs, and ocean advocates can get a virtual education and receive mentorship to increase their awareness around specific topics.

In 2020, our webinars focus on addressing two critical issues: the overwhelming amount of plastic pollution in our environment and the emerging threat that seabed mining poses to marine ecosystems.

All Webinars

January 29, 2020
Seabed Mining | Policy
The Policy Behind Seabed Mining
with Matthew Gianni
January 8, 2020
Seabed Mining | Ecology
Seabed Ecology (available only for Ocean Leaders)
Feb 11, 2020
Ocean Literacy | Fisheries
Sustainable Aquaculture
with Ron Tardiff
December 11, 2019
Seabed Mining | Advocacy & Policy
Building a Youth-Led Blue New Deal
with Jason Scorse
March 4, 2020
Seabed Mining | Youth Advocacy
Youth for a Seabed Mining Moratorium
with Daniel Cáceres Bartra
March 30, 2020
Circular Economy & Plastics | (Portuguese)
Materiais Marinhos Ecológicos e Possíveis Modelos de Negócio
with Ana Vitória Magalhães
April 1, 2020
A Pacific Island Perspective on Seabed Mining
Seabed Mining | Impact
with Jacqueline Evans

Thank you to the Ocean Learning Labs Sponsors