Seas the Day in February – Community Connections

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead “So that we are all connected to each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson Seas the days of February […]

New 2015 research reveals an ocean of opportunities

This is a guest post by Jim Hekkers of Monterey Bay Aquarium and Kathy Sher of National Aquarium Collectively, the two of us have been working in the aquarium world for over 50 years and have watched aquariums work to raise awareness regarding the threats facing our ocean. While we wish we could say that […]

ISG+ New Project: Philadelphia Zoo asks, “Can an exhibit change visitor behavior at home?”

This guest post by Wei Ying Wong of Philadelphia Zoo is the first in a 3-part series on Philadelphia Zoo’s Innovative Solutions Grants+ project. They’re exploring a new way of evaluating long-term conservation behavior change, specifically home energy use, in visitors to the zoo’s KidZooU exhibit. As a conservation institution, the Philadelphia Zoo is committed […]