The Ocean Project advances ocean conservation in partnership with aquariums, zoos, museums, and other visitor-serving organizations (VSOs) around the world. Since 2002, The Ocean Project has also been the global leader for coordinating and growing World Oceans Day.

We collaborate with our partners to accelerate individual and societal actions on the issues facing our ocean. The Ocean Project empowers VSOs with national opinion research, strategic insights, and support for innovative and effective visitor engagement, and conservation impact.

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Survey Says… ZooTeens spur visitors to action! (ISG+ update)

This guest post by Director of Education, Elizabeth Clemens, and Coordinator of ZooTeens and Scout Programs, Syndi Castelluccio, of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is their final in a 3-part series on their Innovative Solutions Grants+ project, which investigates how engaging with teens and receiving incentives can impact zoo guest behavior. Sailing Along… The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s ZooTeen volunteers […]



Seattle Youth CAN works to combat climate change (ISG+ Update)

This guest post by Eli Weiss of Woodland Park Zoo is the third in a 3-part series on their Innovative Solutions Grants+ project, exploring how teens in the Seattle area can empower each other and their peers for action on climate change. What we have to celebrate As we wrap up our first year with […]



Collaborating for conservation: looking towards 2016

Thank you to our partner organizations for your leadership in advancing conservation. Collectively, the zoo, aquarium, and museum community has been making great strides and we will continue to support you and the community to increase your impact for conservation in 2016 and beyond. Together, we are making a difference! We’d like to extend a […]


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