The United Nations Ocean Conference

August 3, 2017

The Terramar Project

In June 2017, the United Nations hosted the first Ocean Conference to solidify a global approach for the management and conservation of the oceans.

The objective moving forward is Sustainability Development Goal 14: to conserve and responsibly use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development.

Produced by Brian Yurasits and The Terra Mar Project

Shot / Directed / Edited by Ben Potter

Additional Cinematography by

Drew Maloney
Cole Yamane
James Katsipis
Nick Whelan

Music –

Benjamin James

Special Thanks –

Christine Dennison
Tim Taylor
Karolina Piotrowska

Mr. Sol P. Kaho’ohalahala
Acting Chair of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Wahile National Marine Santuary

Ms. Lise Kingo
CEO and Executive Director, UN Global Compact

Ms. Marlene Moses
Permanent Representative of Nauru

Ms. Christine Dennison
Founder of Mad Dog Expeditions

Ms. Amina J. Mohammed
UN Deputy Secretary-General

Mr. Stefano Ciafani
Executive Director of Legambiente

Ms. Marina Zurkow
Media Artist

Karina Holden
Film Director

Dr. Douglas McCauley
Professor of Marine Science, UCSB

Mr. Anote Tong
Former President of Kiribati

Mr. Winiki Sage
President of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of French Polynesia

Mr. Paul Holthus
President and CEO of World Ocean Council

Mr. Peter Thomson
President of the 71st session of the General Assembly