WORLD OCEANS DAY

8 JUNE 2019

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With 48-miles of coastline washed by the third largest tidal range in the world, Jersey is an island shaped by the sea with a vibrant ocean culture. Celebrate World Oceans Day with us on 8 June, as ocean advocates across Jersey come together to create a series of special experiences on and off the water. Meet our island ambassadors who share a common love and respect of our ocean culture as they take you on a journey to discover Jersey from sand to shoreline.  

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WORLD OCEANS DAY

This summer, join islanders as they celebrate Jersey’s coastal culture with unique ocean experiences to discover Jersey on and off the water. From surf lessons to rock climbing, coastal walks to kayak adventures, meet the island ambassadors whose lives are shaped by the sea and feel inspired to treasure and protect our shared coastal environment.

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  • St Ouen's bay
    wave at St Ouen
MEET OUR OCEAN AMBASSADORS

PROTECT BLUE

Protect Blue is the local creative collective behind this years World Oceans Day. Their team have a passion for raising ocean awareness around the globe and in creating a measurable impact for life below water.

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MEET OUR OCEAN AMBASSADORS

OCEAN CULTURE LIFE

Ocean Culture Life is a Jersey based network of ocean advocates, videographers, eco-activists and explorers with a shared love and respect for the sea. Celebrated local photographer, Matt Porteous, has gone global with his campaign to protect the world’s oceans. Inspired by his island home, Matt set up Ocean Culture Life to build an ecosystem of ocean advocates around the world. They work together in order to inspire change and restore healthy oceans.

 

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JERSEY AMBASSADOR

MEET MATT PORTEOUS

Island ambassador, Matt Porteous has gone global with his campaign to protect the world’s oceans. Matt is an award-winning local photographer with serious credentials – his work has been featured in National Geographic. Matt’s lens often takes him around the world, but his true heart lies in Jersey. When Matt returns home, he has the freedom to do what he loves the most, spending time in and around the sea. 

 

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From bracing early morning dips to catching the last wave of the day as the sun sinks over the evening sky,  the joys of island life are all there waiting to be discovered. Jersey’s coastline is your playground to explore.

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