Seas the Day January- Resolve to do Great

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

Aquarium of the Bay: reframing climate change for action

In part 2 of our blog series on past Small Grants projects at zoos and aquariums, Quinn White of Aquarium of the Bay shares what they’ve learned about making climate change personal, and asking visitors to take action.   Background and summary of project Aquarium of the Bay strives to improve the future of San […]

Communications medley: climate story-time

In this week’s round up: climate story-time in America, Cyclist tested & business approved, and how to waste less food. 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 week we […]

Communications medley: Baby it’s cold outside

In this week’s round up: audience insights from new polls, behavior change thoughts, weather’s impact on climate belief, and why your taste for seafood makes whales cry. Welcome to the first round up of the year! I’ve tried to keep things short since there’s a lot of good stuff to cover. If you’re a science […]

Insights from Brevard Zoo’s youth-led environmental summit

In part 1 of our blog series on past Small Grants projects at zoos and aquariums, Meg Lieth, Children’s Play and Zoo Teen Coordinator at Brevard Zoo , shares lessons for staff and teens learned from Brevard Zoo’s youth-led environmental summit. Click here to see their tips.   On Saturday July 20, 2013, the Zoo Teen […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from The Ocean Project! 2013 was a great year, and we’re looking forward to 2014 being even better. We’ll be getting back into the swing of things at the TOP blog starting next week, with new posts from us and our partners at zoos, aquariums, museums, and more. In particular, we have […]