oneocean.FM is using the power of music to connect a global audience with Global Goal 14: Life Below Water. 

Global Goal 14 needs our help. Even during the recent stream of hurricanes and the “Is this climate change?” media reaction, the message about the role the warming ocean plays in exacerbating storms got lost – demonstrating the general apathy and ignorance that prevails about the role a happy and healthy ocean plays in the happy and healthy future of our world. 

Every second breath we take is drawn from the ocean. It provides a source of income and of protein for three billion of the world’s poorest people, but every day we raid it and choke it with oil and plastic. And yet for this Global Goal, more than any other, the solutions are known, simple, and achievable. 

Despite the growing policy attention around these issues, the right messages are not travelling far or fast enough. At oneocean.FM we aim to engage ocean lovers – surfers, seafarers, musicians and artists. All are drawn to and inspired by the ocean and can make a difference, so we need to reach those communities, and fast. 

 

Music is an incredibly powerful vehicle that can engage us all, and through that engagement it can support change. It breaks down barriers and allows connections that would otherwise not be made; it crosses borders and shortcuts language. The Global Goals campaign team created oneocean.FM – a music stream, communication platform and community – to build awareness and accelerate action around Global Goal 14. 

For this Global Goal, more than any other, the solutions are known, simple, and achievable. 

Music is an incredibly powerful vehicle that can engage us all, and through that engagement it can support change. It breaks down barriers and allows connections that would otherwise not be made; it crosses borders and shortcuts language. The Global Goals

Our ongoing objective is to bring more partners into our growing and engaged community.

Collectively, when we all make small changes and keep the ocean at the forefront of our minds and our lifestyles, we can be part of global change. Thanks for listening to oneocean.FM 


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This post is part of a series produced by Virgin Unite in partnership with Ocean Unite, an initiative to unite and activate powerful voices for ocean-conservation action.

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