Why should we all care about the sustainability of the Global Ocean? In a nutshell, we need to care because in many ways our ocean and the animals living in it are our lives. Our current interactions with the ocean are, in general, not sustainable, and this lack of sustainability is very costly. Why are people interacting in an unsustainable manner with the Global Ocean and what can we do about it? What are the economic and equity consequences? Come learn more about the problems confronting the Global Ocean, hear suggestions on how to get our oceans on to a sustainable pathway and engage in a community discussion about this critically important topic.