• The Ocean Project Receives NOAA Grant

    The Ocean Project was recently awarded a three-year grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as part of its Environmental Literacy Grants program. The goal of this grant is to significantly increase the effectiveness of our Partners and others in the wider conservation community to bring about real behavior change in their millions […]

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  • New Environmentally Sound Childrens Clothes

    The Ocean Project is proud to support gloucester oneseas as an on-line children`s clothes store for the environmentally-minded. As they say: “gloucester oneseas is a line of children’s clothing that not only expresses our love for the sea and its creatures, but also supports its conservation.”

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  • Stichin` Fish – Now That`s a Blog

    Happy Earth Day from The Ocean Project! Check out Stichin` Fish as an example of a well-done community blog with an active goal. Halifax`s Ecology Action Centre is behind using the blogosphere to help the Marine Issues Committee Craft a Gorgeous North Atlantic Seafloor in time for World Ocean Day on June 8th.

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  • Why Bother On the Eve of Earth Day

    Why Bother? Over thirty years ago Wendell Berry, the Kentucky farmer and writer, put forward a blunt analysis of us human beings when he argued that the environmental crisis of the 1970s was at its heart a crisis of character and would have to be addressed first at home. He was impatient with people who […]

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  • New York Times Offers Special Section on Green Business

    Mind Your BusinessThe Sierra Club is embarking on its first product endorsement, putting its logo on Clorox’s new Green Works cleaning products. A handful of ambitious businesses are aiming to bypass carbon neutrality and move straight on into carbon negativity. These and more stories popped up in The New York Times‘ “Business of Green” section […]

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  • International Youth Coastal Conference – Oct 19-22

    Check out the International Youth Coastal Conference that will be held later this year in Townsville, Australia.The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (Reef HQ) and Townsville City Council are hosting activities for the youth conference and the conference presents an opportunity for students from around the world to network and discuss coastal protection etc. […]

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  • Pangea Day Comes To You May 10th

    What Is Pangea Day? From the Pangea Day Website: Pangea Day taps the power of film to strengthen tolerance and compassion while uniting millions of people to build a better future. In a world where people are often divided by borders, difference, and conflict, it’s easy to lose sight of what we all have in […]

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  • Granddad turns 75!

    Granddad, an Australian lungfish who has lived at Chicago’s John G. Shedd Aquarium for 75 years, the longest-living fish in any aquarium in the world.”He was here when Model Ts were pulling up to the Shedd,” said Roger Germann, Shedd’s director of public relations. “Granddad bridges so many generation gaps.” At 4 feet long and […]

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  • Lights Out for March 29th Earth Hour

    On March 29, cities all over the world will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. local time. This initiative sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is intended to raise awareness about energy consumption and climate change. The first Earth Hour took place in 2007 […]

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  • Upcoming Watershed Conferences of Interest

    Watershed awareness continues heading towards a vision the National Leadership Forum Report from 1999 suggests visualization can help promote. Upcoming conferences at which to investigate current trends include: The 2008 meeting of Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) “From the Mountains to the Sea,” July 13-17, 2008, Chattanooga, Tennessee The Headwaters to Oceans (H2O) Conference, Oct […]

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