Past Events

  • Shark Stories with Brian Skerry

    April 19 @ 7:00 pm at IMAX Theatre New England Aquarium

    Shark Stories Thursday, April 19, 7pm, Registration Required Brian Skerry, National Geographic Photographer and New England Aquarium Explorer In Residence This lecture is specifically for children and families. Click Here to Register Brian Skerry saw his first shark in the wild in 1982 and was hooke...

  • One Life at a Time — Saving Sea Turtles in Ghana at the NEAQ

    March 29 @ 7:00 pm at IMAX Theatre New England Aquarium

    One Life at a Time – Saving Sea Turtles in Ghana Thursday, March 29, 2018 John Flynn, co-founder and director of Wildseas and New England Aquarium Marine Conservation Action Fund Fellow* Registration Required *THE MCAF FELLOWS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY A GRANT FROM THE INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM A...

  • W2O Ocean Lovin Book Group “War of the Whales”

    March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm at

    In 2018, W2O will focus on the topic of whale conservation and the impact of ocean noise and entanglement, especially on the endangered right whale of the North Atlantic. Join us on March 27th for a discussion of “War of the Whales” by Joshua Horwitz. The location of the event will be s...

  • W2O Board Meeting

    March 26 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm at

  • W2O Executive Committee Meeting

    March 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at

  • Voice your opposition to offshore drilling at Federal Hearing in Boston

    February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Sheraton Boston Hotel

    Take Action for Our Oceans: Speak up with W2O as we voice our opposition to proposed oil and gas drilling in New England’s ocean. Come to a public hearing on Tuesday, February 27th at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston. Comments will be accepted from 3-7pm. W2O members are gat...

  • Mass Green Network Summit

    February 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm at Emerson College

      Mass Green Network, founded in October 2015, has help cities and towns across the state of Massachusetts pass bills and local laws and inspired many to speak up about actions that harm our environment.  Past events, filled with practical information regarding the legislative process and confirm...

  • Book Reading for Toddlers at the New England Aquarium

    January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am at IMAX Theatre New England Aquarium

    Please meet at the Blue Planet Action Center on the 1st floor for a fun-filled reading of “Every Turtle Counts” geared especially for young ocean lovers. Time on this event may change slightly, so please check back here for updates!

  • Federal hearing on offshore oil and gas drilling

    January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at

    Join W2O as we voice our opposition at a public hearing in Boston on Wednesday, Jan. 24th anytime from 3-7pm at the Hyatt Regency Boston One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston The Department of the Interior just issued a sweeping plan to open 90 percent of US ocean waters to oil and gas drilling including ...

  • Ocean Frontiers Lecture

    January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at New England Aquarium IMAX Theatre

    Our ocean use is growing rapidly, with massive new ships, soaring demand for offshore sand mining, and proposed wind energy development offshore. Our busy waters are also home to endangered whales and sea turtles, and support thriving fishing and recreation industries. It’s more important than ev...