Ocean lovers News

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Stop PEP11

An open letter to the Hon Keith Pitt (Minister for Resources and Water) requesting the termination of the PEP 11 permit from Dr. Sylvia Earle (Mission Blue) signed by Anita Kolni (Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival), Lorna Parry (Underwater Earth) and Dr. Olaf Meynecke (Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot Champion)

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Issue 4 - 2021

Welcome back! We are headed back to Bondi Beach for a celebration of Hope for the Ocean in November this year. Join us, with our new naming rights partner Volvo, from November 25th 28th for the Festival of Ideas, Art + Music and Actions for the ocean.


Issue 1 - 2020

As we know this will be one of the important decades for our planet and its blue heart will need to be healthy with solutions from smart, mobilised humans.


Issue 6 - 2021

Watch out Bondi! The Volvo Ocean Lovers Festival Vehicles have arrived. Thanks Volvo! Two of these super XC40's will be cruising around to promote our festival, and the incredible Living Seawall project delivered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science. 


Issue 3 - 2020

It's festival time! One week to go now until the festival opens and we couldn't be more excited! There is so much to choose from across the entire week 

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Issue 5 - 2021

Hi there we have new festival dates! With the support of Volvo, Waverley Council and our many partners and supporters we have made the decision to move the festival dates out of COVID's way and have a new home from March 10 to 13 2022.


Issue 2 - 2020

Ocean Lovers Festival is about promoting a hopeful view for our future. There are incredible innovations happening that have a direct impact on the health of our oceans. 

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