The 2017 East Asia Marine Culture and Education Cooperation Forum took place on September 6-7 in Qingdao.
This year’s main theme was " A Connected East Asia for a successful Silk Road", a series of 5 forums and 2 exhibitions were held around this central theme. The principal aim of the program “Connected East Asia, Connected Youth” is to strengthen the cooperation between China, ASEAN nations, Japan and South Korea on subjects such as marine education, science, technology and culture, and in doing so promote friendships between those countries’ youth through exchanges and cooperation in the marine field.
Goalblue received an invitation to participate to the forum, and prepared a photography exhibition on marine protection for the venue. These pictures depict ocean’s authentic beauty but also its scars, and hope to raise concern in more people’s minds about its protection.