Largest-Ever Environmental Survey Released

Just in case you missed it last month…In advance of World Oceans Day The Ocean Project released the results from a sweeping new national survey. America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New Research Insights for Conservation, Awareness, and Action surveyed over 22,000 Americans on a comprehensive range of ocean- and environment-related topics. It is the […]

Oceans need policy action from ZAMs

Our world ocean suffers from a lack of international leadership, we in the United States still need a comprehensive national ocean policy, and according to our latest research and that of others, our society clearly lacks any sort of collective conservation consciousness. Aggressive and strong conservation-minded policies are direly needed, and zoos, aquariums, museums (ZAMs), […]

World Oceans Day 2009 recap

Congratulations to all who participated in World Oceans Day 2009, the biggest celebration ever of our world’s ocean! This year over 230 organizations and institutions organized events worldwide, with more than 70 in the US alone, including the public aquariums and national NGOs. From a Presidential proclamation and lighting of the Empire State building in […]

Come learn and play in Portland!

Don’t forget to register for the annual conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). This year, the Oregon Zoo is hosting in Portland, Oregon, nicely situated between the mountains and the coast. This year’s conference for zoo and aquarium professionals promises some great programming and networking. One panel that we are helping to […]