Act now to improve environmental literacy

The Ocean Project is working with a diverse coalition to secure broad bipartisan in Congress to help advance ocean conservation by improving environmental literacy and, as a result, American competitiveness in the global economy. Representative Lois Capps (Democrat from California’s 23rd congressional district) recently introduced a bill, HR. 3644, the Bay-Watershed Education and Training Regional […]

The Ocean Picture Of the Day

Due to the overwhelming success of both the Earth Science Picture of the Day (ESPOD) and Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) daily picture sites, The Ocean Project has rolled out the Ocean Picture of the Day (OPOD), available to you since September 1, 2009. While the ESPOD and APOD sites connect us to scientific […]

2010 Seas the Day wall calendar now available!

For 2010, The Ocean Project teamed up with Smithsonian to produce a special Seas the Day wall calendar. Once again, the calendar features the amazing underwater photography of Wolcott Henry, as well as monthly tips on ways to make a positive contribution to sustaining and safeguarding our ocean. The 12″x12″ images are stunning, and the […]

Time to Help Shape National Ocean Policy

President Obama established an Ocean Policy Task Force in June that is now seeking public comments. Anyone can comment and we encourage all to do so, even if you can only spend a few minutes submitting your thoughts online. We encourage all our Partner ZAMs and others to take advantage of this opportunity to get […]

Looking for Volunteers!

The Ocean Project is seeking volunteers around the world to help us achieve our mission. Our network of Partners continues to grow, with nearly 1,000 Partners from 85 countries, and we manage our work with a relatively small team: one full time staff member and a couple of part-time staff and interns at this time…so […]

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 […]