London News Conference

High-resolution images, video and b-roll will be available under embargo, together with a news release, a summary of the decade's highlights, a new National Geographic Ocean Life map, the full texts of two books being formally launched on 4 October, and other products. Please email contacts below for details to access embargoed information.

The concluding News Conference and Panel Presentations will take place Monday, 4 October at The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle St., London, starting at 13:30 local time (08:30 US Eastern Time; 12:30 GMT). The J. Frederick Grassle Science Symposium on the Census of Marine Life will be held at The Royal Society, London, 5-6 October. Please email contacts below for advance accreditation for the News Conference and/or Symposium.

If unable to attend the News Conference, it is possible to submit questions via tc [at] tca [dot] tc.  Live news conference audio (and a subsequent on-demand viewing of the News Conference and Panel Presentations) will be available at A satellite feed of the News Conference and b-roll video will be available for TV downlink (contacts: Mr. Marshall Hoffman / Mr. Nils Hoffman, + 1-703-533-3535; marshall [at] hoffmanpr [dot] com.)

Mr. Terry Collins, +1-416-878-8712; +1-416-538-8712; tc [at] tca [dot] tc
Ms. Darlene Trew Crist, +1-401-295-1356; +1-401-952-7692; darlene [dot] crist [at] cox [dot] net
Mr. Gregg Schmidt, +1-202-448-1231; gschmidt [at] oceanleadership [dot] org