PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment

Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Jennifer Paluch, and Sonja Petek The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) released its latest statewide survey on July 30. This is the 88th PPIC Statewide Survey and the eighth in the Californians and the Environment survey series, whose intent is to inform policymakers, encourage discussion, and raise public awareness about […]

New Approaches to Evaluation

Part of the process of continual improvement in communicating for conservation includes gathering baseline data and defining measurable objectives; effective implementation; and tracking progress toward conservation education and action goals.  This month we are highlighting some important presentations, articles and resources from Good Measures: New Approaches to Evaluation, a conference held May 22, 2008 and […]

West Coast Governors Launch Ocean Action Plan

The Governors of California, Oregon and Washington recently launched an historic action plan to address challenging ocean and coastal management issues along the West Coast. This significant step comes on the heels of another precedent-setting state-driven ocean conservation action, with the passage into law of the Massachusetts Ocean Act of 2008. The West Coast Governors’ […]

Good for the Environment = Good for Business

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an Ocean Project Partner, has produced an inaugural review highlighting processes, products, and technologies that are making the biz world more eco-friendly. The first edition of the annual review highlights more than 20 processes, products and technologies that were chosen based on four criteria: good for business, good for the environment, […]

Latest from Washington, DC on Environmental Education

The Ocean Project continues to encourage our Partners and friends to take action on initiatives to help advance environmental education and literacy. The Campaign for Environmental Literacy, an Ocean Project Partner, has been instrumental in helping advocate for a number of EE initiatives. They report that the last 12 months have brought unprecedented attention to […]