On this page you will find news releases related to GLORES, the GLORES Newsletter, blog posts related to GLORES and news articles about the importance of strongly protected marine areas. You will also find events we will be attending or speaking at about GLORES, as well as the initiative's logo. If you would like us to speak at your conference, or are with the media and need additional information, please contact Michael Gravitz - Director of Policy and Legislation: +1 202.546.5346.
Selected Social Media Conversations
The conversation around Dr. Elliott Norse's plenary speech at IMCC3 (August 18, 2014)
We Will Be There!
September 4-8, 2017―Coquimbo, Chile
President Lance Morgan, Beth Pike, and Russell Moffitt will be in attendance.
PICES 2017 Annual Meeting
September 20-October 1, 2017―Vladivostok, Russia
Dr. Sam Georgian will be in attendance.
We Were There!
The Ocean Conference
June 5-9, 2017―United Nations, New York
President Lance Morgan will be in attendance.
Blue Vision Summit
May 9-11, 2017―Washington, D.C.
President Lance Morgan and Mike Gravitz will be in attendance.
UN Prepatory Committee Meeting
February 15-16, 2017―New York
President Lance Morgan was in attendance.
ESRI Ocean GIS Forum
November 1-3, 2016―California
Beth Pike and Russell Moffitt were in attendance.
North Pacific Marine Science Organization 2016 Annual Meeting (PICES)
November 1-13, 2016―San Diego
Dr. Sam Georgian were in attendance.
Our Ocean Conferences
September 15-16, 2016―Washington, D.C.
President Dr. Lance Morgan and Director of Policy & Legislation Mike Gravitz were in attendance.
IUCN World Conservation Congress
September 1-10, 2016―Hawai'i
President Dr. Lance Morgan and Conservation Projects Coordinator Vienna Saccomanno were in attendance.
United Nations General Assembly resolution 69/292 Preparatory Committee
August 26-September 9, 2016―New York
President Dr. Lance Morgan was in attendance.
SCB Marine's 2016 International Marine Conservation Congress
July 30-August 03, 2016 ―St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador (YYT), CA
President Dr. Lance Morgan and staff scientists hosted a full-day focus group on the Global Ocean Refuge System, presented on MPAtlas.org as a tool for tracking meaningful marine protection and co-hosted a symposium on marine conservation in Canada, the USA and Mexico.
2015 Esri User Conference with Esri's software developers, technical and training staff and customer service teams
July 20-24, 2015 ― San Diego, CA
Scientist Beth Pike presented MPAtlas.org and its role in supporting the Global Ocean Refuge System initiative
2015 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites
March 29-April 3, 2015 ― Oakland, CA
President Lance Morgan and staff scientist Russ Moffitt exhibited MPAtlas.org and how we track global progress in marine protected areas as part of the Global Ocean Refuge System
2015 Memorial University of Newfoundland GLORES Workshop
March 12-13, 2015 ― St. John's, Canada
President Lance Morgan visited Memorial University to host a Global Ocean Refuge System workshop
2014 Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation Annual Meeting
November 6-10, 2014 ― Sausalito, CA
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse and President Lance Morgan hosted a roundtable on GLORES