Among those in attendance were Edinburgh Ocean Leaders (EOL) co-founders and co-directors Meriwether Wilson and Sandy Tudhope, EOL advisor Max Bello and 2021 Ocean Leader Diva Amon.
The summit included 4 days of workshops designed to accelerate ocean-related climate solutions. The ocean projects varied from blue carbon exchange, wave power, seaweed farming, reef restoration, and a deep-sea mining watch.
The summit also provided an international forum for Pacific Islanders to spearhead action on ocean and climate issues. The event included a historic convening of Polynesian voyagers.