Water emerged as a major topic of interest during the fist full day of the Aspen Ideas Festival. The ways in which water has already become central to the conversation runs the gambit, from unbelievable live-art to discussions of how to maintain the ocean’s bounty for future generations.
Here are three examples of the activity on social media:
1. The importance of oceans to life
Marine Biologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Sylvia Earle summed up the past, present, and future role oceans play for life on Earth.
— Luiz Rocha (@CoralReefFish) June 29, 2015
2. Protecting our oceans
Walton Family Foundation environment program Director Barry Gold, former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco, and the Ocean Conservancy’s Julia Roberson discussed solutions to the major threats to the ocean’s ecosystems.
— Walton Family Fdn (@WaltonFamilyFdn) June 29, 2015
— Tim Fitzgerald (@hawaiifitz) June 29, 2015
— Paul Greenberg (@4fishgreenberg) June 29, 2015
3. Water as art
— Aspen Institute (@AspenInstitute) June 29, 2015
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