• South Carolina Aquarium Breaking Down Plastic: A Call to Action to Address Plastic Pollution

    Guest Blog by Al George, Director of Conservation, South Carolina Aquarium [Note from Editor: With it being World Oceans Day week, with the focus on plastic pollution prevention and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean, this guest blog by Al George at the South Carolina Aquarium seemed rather apropos.] The story of the rise of […]

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  • Youth for the Ocean Launches!

    This month we officially launch Youth for the Ocean (Y4O) – an initiative to collaboratively accelerate youth engagement and develop youth leaders for a healthy ocean. We’re excited to partner with you! Y4O will complement and enhance related efforts at The Ocean Project to advance ocean conservation in partnership with zoos, aquariums, museums (ZAMs), youth, and many others worldwide. […]

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  • Meet Our New Director of Youth Initiatives, Rachael Coccia!

    The Ocean Project to happy to announce the hiring of our newest team member, Rachael Coccia. As the Director of Youth Initiatives, Rachael will coordinate the Youth Advisory Council for World Oceans Day and introduce year-round opportunities for youth engagement. This includes collaborating with key partners to develop the Youth for the Ocean (Y4O) initiative. […]

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  • Uniting to Build Ocean Literacy with Children

    As part of our growing youth initiative – helping to engage, educate, and activate young people around the world – we’re excited to announce the launch of a free online resource to promote ocean awareness and literacy, the Global Ocean & Aquatic Library (GOAL). Since our inception 20 years ago, The Ocean Project has been […]

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  • Collaborating for Conservation in 2018

    Happy holiday season! Thank you to all the organizations from around the world that are involved in our partner network and working to advance conservation. Together, we are making a real difference! We hope The Ocean Project’s work to support our partners over the past year – and for nearly 20 years – has been […]

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  • The Ocean Project launches new initiative to promote science-based federal fisheries policy and healthy, sustainable marine ecosystems

    Healthy and productive marine ecosystems are critical to sustaining food, jobs, and recreation for millions of people, as well as producing other intrinsic quality of life benefits. To have healthy ocean ecosystems, we need strong science-based fisheries management that eliminates overfishing and protects essential coastal and ocean habitats. Marine protected areas are also crucial for […]

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  • Thank you, President Obama, for Designating the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument!

    On behalf of its network of 2,000 aquariums, zoos, museums, youth groups, and conservation organizations across all 50 states and 100 countries, The Ocean Project thanks President Obama for designating the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, and creating a lasting legacy for current and future generations of Americans. During this 100th anniversary year […]

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  • Happy World Oceans Day!

      Feliz Día Mundial de los Océanos!   ハッピー世界海洋デー   سعيد اليوم العالمي للمحيطات Vrolijk Wereld Oceanen Dag! Bonne Journée Mondiale de l’Océan!     ਧੰਨ ਵਿਸ਼ਵ ਸਮੁੰਦਰ ਦਿਵਸ!       世界海洋日快樂 Feliz Dia Mundial dos Oceanos! Fröhlichen Tag des Meeres!     हैप्पी विश्व महासागर दिवस के अवसर!         Счастливый […]

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  • Protecting our Blue Backyard

    The Ocean Project has been supporting our partner aquariums and zoos for institutional involvement and for effective visitor engagement on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) for a number of years. Among other activities, we conducted market research on MPAs several years ago to serve as a baseline moving forward. We have also used World Oceans Day […]

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  • Collaborating for conservation: looking towards 2016

    Thank you to our partner organizations for your leadership in advancing conservation. Collectively, the zoo, aquarium, and museum community has been making great strides and we will continue to support you and the community to increase your impact for conservation in 2016 and beyond. Together, we are making a difference! We’d like to extend a […]

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