Seas the Day in May – Create an ocean-friendly lawn and garden

The Seas the Day initiative encourages and empowers people to take ocean conservation personally. Each month, the Seas the Day initiative features a new conservation theme with ways to help so come back regularly for more ocean-helping ideas and tips! Created mainly to support our partner ZAMs (Zoos, Aquariums, and Museums and other visitor-serving organizations […]

Weekly Round Up: play to the audience

In the round up this week: newest audience insights, why bliss is ignorance when it comes to climate change, teen flight, and more. Lots to cover today so summaries will be brief – but it’s all highly recommended! If you’re a science communicator or educator at an informal science center (such as a zoo, aquarium, […]

A story in keeping with the power of story

More than 50 zoo, aquarium and museum professionals woke up early this morning, with many waiting in what may have been the world’s slowest Starbucks line, in order to attend a session at the annual meeting of the American Alliance of Museums that centered on the application of The Ocean Project’s message research at three […]

Taking the dive – conservation asks at World Oceans Day events

This is the first in our series of posts about World Oceans Day events at zoos, aquariums, museums, and other visitor-serving organizations. There has been a trend in amongst zoos, aquariums, museums and other visitor-serving organizations with more institutions than ever making conservation asks of their guests. Aquariums in particular are leading the charge, but […]

Weekly Round Up: human motivation, environmental action

In the round up this week: more evidence that our actions are human-motivated, extreme weather & climate disruption resources. If you’re a science communicator or educator at an informal science center (such as a zoo, aquarium, or museum) trying to encourage conservation action – this is the round up for you! Every Friday we break […]

Funding for our future

A few months ago, President Obama spoke eloquently in his Inaugural and State of the Union addresses about how the United States can lead the world in transitioning to a clean energy and more sustainable economy, as well as in developing our youth into leaders in science and related fields. Yet, now, NOAA’s Office of […]