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In Conversation, with Ocean Adventurer Paul Rose: Protecting Our Ocean from Plastic Pollution
8:00pm to 9:00pm (SMT)
1:00pm to 2:00pm (London)
Moderator: Dr Geoff Brighty, Environmental Consultant
Paul Rose, Explorer, Environmentalist & TV Presenter and Plastic Oceans UK Patron
We are delighted that Paul Rose, one of the World’s most recognised adventurers, is giving his support to BluHope. In this conversation we will get the inside view on why the ocean is so important to him and his continuing work on creating Marine Protected Areas. A global influencer on our environment, he shares his passions from early life to his career leading teams in the Antarctic, and what inspires him now as a passionate advocate of change in how we use plastics. And what does an explorer do in ‘lockdown?’ Join this webinar to find out!
Paul is one of the world’s most experienced science expedition leaders and is currently Expedition Leader for the National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions. Broadcaster, published author, journalist, Rose also presents BBC television programs on current affairs, science and the environment. He is Ambassador for the UN Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions with a special portfolio for plastics. Paul was Base Commander for the British Antarctic Survey for ten years and was awarded HM The Queen’s Polar Medal. The Royal Geographical Society awarded him the Founders Gold Medal. A mountain in Antarctica is named after him.