Positive Attitudes but Limited Knowledge Lead Discovery Place to Offer an Ocean Literacy Teacher Workshop

This is a guest post by Gail Lemiec, Coordinator at Charlotte Nature Museum There are many threats facing our ocean, from rising temperatures and acidification to overfishing and marine debris.  Despite its vastness, the ocean is affected by people and our choices. We often hear about our ability to negatively affect the ocean with our […]

RFP coming in June for innovative ideas from aquariums and zoos!

With thanks to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for helping us establish our Innovative Solutions Grants+ program, a second round of funding will provide $100,000 for AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos that are based in the US. (We are trying to raise funding to expand this opportunity to all our partner zoos, aquariums, and museums […]

First Annual World Oceans Day Photo Contest Launched

World Oceans Day helps you make a difference in your life, community, and world by taking action to protect our ocean—for present and future generations. Despite the huge challenges facing the world’s ocean, by working together we can achieve a healthy ocean that provides for the billions of humans, plants and animals which depend on […]

Seas the Day in May – Green Gardening

“All at last returns to the sea- to Oceanus, the ocean river, like the ever-flowing streams of time, the beginning and the end.”  – Rachel Carson Create an ocean-friendly lawn and garden.  Last month (http://theoceanproject.org/2014/04/seas-the-day-april-clean-green/), we discussed ways to help clean your home the ocean-friendly way. This month you can help the ocean by creating […]