I’m interested in becoming an ocean advocate because I think its important for youth around the world to understand how powerful their voices can really be.
— Gabriella Schauber (2016 SYRUp Youth Delegate)

THE RESULTS

2016 Summary

In less than a week, Sea Youth Rise Up campaign reached a social media audience of 208,667 accounts (not including retweets and shares that followed) specifically highlighting the importance of youth leadership in ocean conservation and our live broadcast. You can check out those results on Thunderclap.

Our LIVE Google Hangout attracted an online audience from twelve different countries including Greece, Pakistan, the Bahamas, Romania, Canada, Germany, Curacao, India, Somalia, United Kingdom, Montserrat and the United States. 

 Some notable mentions on social media came from EarthEcho International co-founder and president, Philippe Cousteau;author Richard LouvJetBlue Airways;  Mission BlueMutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Host, Stephanie Arne; SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Animal Ambassador Julie Scardina; Society of Environmental Journalists President, Jeff BurnsideYouth Service Americaas well as the Texas State Aquarium, New York Aquarium, Seattle Aquarium, Vancouver Aquarium, National Aquarium and other informal science centers across the country.

SYRUP Delegates with ocean ambassador and musician, Jack Johnson. 

SYRUP Delegates with ocean ambassador and musician, Jack Johnson. 

Ben May speaking during Sea Youth Rise Up Google Hangout Live Broadcast. 

Ben May speaking during Sea Youth Rise Up Google Hangout Live Broadcast.