California Seamount Hope Spot Launch

May 14, 2019 @ 5:00PM — 7:00PM

You are invited to join us at the San Francisco Exploratorium for the launch of the California Seamount Hope Spot!

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Join Sylvia Earle to Launch the California Seamount Hope Spot!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


On behalf of Mission Blue and Marine Conservation Institute, with support from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, please join us in an evening of celebration for the announcement of California's Seamounts as the newest Hope Spot.

We have a spectacular line up of deep-sea enthusiasts who will share their knowledge of California's seamounts, and passion for deep ocean conservation from California to the high seas. Speakers include:

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Founder of Mission Blue and National Geographic Explorer in Residence

Ms. Kristina Gjerde, Senior High Seas Advisor, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme

Mr. Chris Dixon, Journalist and Author of Ghost Wave

Mr. Matt Gianni, Founder of the Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

Dr. Lance Morgan, President of Marine Conservation Institute

With the purchase of your ticket, the evening includes exclusive exploration of The Exploratorium's Bay Observatory Room, hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine, and engaging displays on California's seamounts.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable