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Kids Dive: discover the ocean

8 June @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm WEST

Kids Dive program and Sesimbra Municipality will celebrate World Oceans Day – a day for humanity to celebrate the ocean – by providing experiential learning to 60 local students. All participants will have the opportunity to engage in an innovative first scuba-diving experience, full of surprises, reinforced by two practical workshops on the importance of preserving biodiversity and mitigation of plastic pollution. These activities are part of Kids Dive ocean literacy educational program (www.kidsdive.pt), promoted by MARE-ISPA in partnership with Nautilus-sub, Lisbon Zoo, APLM, and Lisbon Oceanarium. This program, designed and executed by scientists, contributes to ocean revitalization by sparking collective action for the ocean. Kids Dive activities promote behavior change and inspire a new generation of Ocean stewards. On World Oceans Day 60 new ocean young ambassadors will arise, to trigger positive impacts in the local marine protected area: Arrábida Marine Park (https://arrabidaparquemarinho.ualg.pt/)

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Date:
8 June
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm WEST
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Website:
www.kidsdive.pt

Venue

Piscina de Sesimbra
Av. da Liberdade 68 2970,
Sesimbra, Portugal
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Contact Name
Frederico Almada
Contact Email Address
geral@kidsdive.pt
Affiliation: Name of the organization, school, or business associated with the event
MARE-ISPA and Sesimbra Municipality
Country
Portugal
Is your event or activity (check of all that apply)
Taking place in person, Youth-oriented (25 years or younger), Incorporating the “30x30” theme
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Piscina de Sesimbra, Av. da Liberdade 68 2970, Sesimbra, Portugal
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Kids Dive