• The Reef Tank blog

    The Reef Tank recently blogged about World Oceans Day, The Ocean Project, and director Bill Mott. It’s a brief read and may be of interest to some.Here is the intro paragraph: Better late then never! World Oceans Day may have come and gone but The Ocean Project, one of the group behind many of the […]

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  • President Obama sets up Ocean Policy Task Force

    Declaring June as “National Oceans Month”, President Obama put some teeth into this proclamation by establishing an Ocean Policy Task Force. It will be comprised of senior level officials and will draft several recommendations, as well as develop a “comprehensive, integrated, ecosystem-based” framework for sustainably regarding US oceans, coasts and the Great Lakes.

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  • Did you know that the average American adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year? Creating and shipping junk mail produces more greenhouse gas emissions than 9 million cars, and the adverse effects of these gases – for example, ocean acidification – are detrimental to the health of our ocean. The Ocean Project’s recent […]

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  • World Oceans Day

    Happy World Oceans Day today!

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  • New research findings now available: America, the Ocean, and Climate Change

    The Ocean Project has just released our latest survey results – America, the Ocean, and Climate Change: New Insights for Conservation, Awareness, and Action. it’s the largest ever on any environmental issue, with 22,000 adult respondents in the United States. This research expanded considerably on The Ocean Project’s research from 1999.There are many important findings […]

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  • “Wear Blue and Tell Two” for World Oceans Day

    With the newly official World Oceans Day coming up June 8th, The Ocean Project encourages Partners to launch a “Wear Blue and Tell Two” campaign to celebrate. Participation is easy: wear blue in honor of the ocean, and tell people two things they likely don’t know about the ocean and ways they can take action. […]

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  • Shark Trust Wines partners with The Ocean Project for World Oceans Day

    Between now and World Oceans Day, June 8, Shark Trust Wines has generously offered to donate 30% of your total purchase to The Ocean Project. If you are planning an event – for business, a World Ocean Day celebration, or other large function – and need a few cases of wine, or if you’d just […]

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  • World Oceans Day Artwork Contest for Kids

    In anticipation of the upcoming World Oceans Day on June 8, we are collaborating with Surf Sweets, a natural and organic candy brand, on a World Oceans Day Artwork Contest for Kids. Kids ages 5-13 can enter their drawings that best illustrate “Why I Love the Ocean.”This contest will be a valuable and fun way […]

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  • Funding Opportunity for Aquariums

    Any AZA-accredited aquarium that doesn’t yet know about the newest grant program from NOAA should read on and act quickly as the deadline for applications is coming up very quickly, immediately following the first ‘official’ World Oceans Day.Also, if you are applying please know that The Ocean Project is interested in helping advance ocean conservation […]

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  • Happy Blue Earth Day!

    Today much of the world celebrates our planet Earth. As Arthur C. Clarke noted, “How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.”Since we share an interconnected planet, though, everything that each of us does for Earth Day also benefits our world’s ocean. Overconsumption, improper development, polluted runoff from farms, yards, […]

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