The Reef Tank blog

The Reef Tank recently blogged about World Oceans Day, The Ocean Project, and director Bill Mott. It’s a brief read and may be of interest to some. Here is the intro paragraph: Better late then never! World Oceans Day may have come and gone but The Ocean Project, one of the group behind many of […]

President Obama sets up Ocean Policy Task Force

Declaring June as “National Oceans Month”, President Obama put some teeth into this proclamation by establishing an Ocean Policy Task Force. It will be comprised of senior level officials and will draft several recommendations, as well as develop a “comprehensive, integrated, ecosystem-based” framework for sustainably regarding US oceans, coasts and the Great Lakes.

Did you know that the average American adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year? Creating and shipping junk mail produces more greenhouse gas emissions than 9 million cars, and the adverse effects of these gases – for example, ocean acidification – are detrimental to the health of our ocean. The Ocean Project’s recent […]

New research findings now available: America, the Ocean, and Climate Change

The Ocean Project has just released our latest survey results – America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New Insights for Conservation, Awareness, and Action. it’s the largest ever on any environmental issue, with 22,000 adult respondents in the United States. This research expanded considerably on The Ocean Project’s research from 1999. There are many important […]