• Nine Months of Ocean Picture Of the Day

    As May 2010 comes to a close, The Ocean Project’s Ocean Picture Of the Day service received its 270th contribution from ocean-loving citizens of the world. Contributions have come in from all continents including Antarctica. You can view a new picture every day at theoceanproject.org/opod, choose the prev link to access the archives, change the […]

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  • Oceans of Life

    World Oceans Day is approaching soon! You still have time to plan an event, and remember to list your event on the WorldOceansDay.org website!

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  • Happy Earth Day!!

    Happy Earth Day! Today is a special day to celebrates our planet Earth. With nearly 3/4 of Earth actually Ocean, remember how much we depend on a healthy ocean and how each one of us can make a real difference, no matter where we live. On our interconnected planet, everything that we do for Earth […]

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  • Google Adds Biking Directions

    Earlier this Spring, Google launched biking directions with their maps. Great stuff to help us all get around with less carbon polluting means! Learn more here and here.You can add a biking directions gadget to your website to encourage visitors to get to your location without creating more carbon pollution. It’s a great way for […]

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  • Communicating Conservation resources

    The Ocean Project has made a major update to its “Communicating Conservation” Web pages. From our ongoing monitoring of market and communications research, we have provided dozens of the best resources to help our Partners effectively educate for conservation action. Partners can search the extensive database through various categories including market research, communications strategies, as […]

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  • How about an Ocean or Aquatic Cleanup for Earth Day or World Oceans Day?

    With Earth Day coming up very soon and World Oceans Day 2010 about 50 days away, consider hosting a beach, river, lake, wetland, or underwater cleanup. It’s a rewarding way to really make a difference in your community! Find a bunch of ideas for how to take conservation action, including a three-page guide on how […]

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  • Celebrate World Oceans Day with Dr. Seuss

    The Ocean Project is joining forces with Dr. Seuss to make a big splash for World Oceans Day 2010. The children’s book, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and in honor of this great occasion, aquariums, zoos, museums, and other organizations will be hosting “Seussian birthday parties.” […]

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  • Fun for change

    All of us working on positive social change can get more creative and effective at communicating when designing and delivering new programs that entail any type of behavior change. Community-focused social marketing is one of the most effective ways to go in bringing about positive change, and there are many examples to pull from around […]

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  • Surf Sweets Launches Campaign

    Surf Sweets, a socially responsible company that makes naturally sweetened, gummy candies and jelly beans – and also joined last year with The Ocean Project to promote a children’s art contest around World Oceans Day (second annual coming soon!) – recently announced a new campaign called Helping Hearts, which will benefit The Ocean Project and […]

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  • Media and Internet in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds

    As The Ocean Project’s national public opinion research found, young people not only care more about issues affecting our oceans and planet but are also more willing to act than adults. Young people are looked to by their parents as the most knowledgeable source of information in the households on environmental issues and can be […]

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