• Plastic-Free! Zoos, Aquariums and Museums

    Photo Credit: Flickr user Kat Many zoos, aquariums, and museums (ZAMs) are already taking action to reduce disposable plastic use at their institutions, which is great in and of itself, and also, the research tells us, a great way to engage your visitors! See here for ideas on how to reduce your organization’s disposable plastic use. […]

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  • Celebrate the World’s Oceans this Earth Day!

    Credit: Ocean Conservancy Every April 22, events are held worldwide to celebrate our planet and raise awareness about threats to environmental health, like climate change and pollution. Many of these efforts tend to have a terrestrial focus. While addressing terrestrial issues and taking action on land are crucial in working towards a sustainable future, don’t […]

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  • June 8th is World Oceans Day – It’s time to take action for the ocean!

    World Oceans Day is the annual day of ocean celebration and action around the world. As people all over our blue planet prepare to celebrate under the theme “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,” we get a lot of questions. Here are some answers to those FAQ’s, and, of course, don’t forget to promote your celebration plans by registering […]

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  • ISG+ Final Report: The Florida Aquarium’s Collaborative Approach to Community Engagement

    This guest post, by VP of Education Debbi Stone at The Florida Aquarium, is the final in a 3-part series on their Innovative Solutions Grants+ project, supported by a grant from NOAA to The Ocean Project. The Aquarium’s project asks “Can we gain valuable insights about how to engage an underrepresented audience by working together to […]

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