ISG+ New Project: Philadelphia Zoo asks, “Can an exhibit change visitor behavior at home?”

This guest post by Wei Ying Wong of Philadelphia Zoo is the first in a 3-part series on Philadelphia Zoo’s Innovative Solutions Grants+ project. They’re exploring a new way of evaluating long-term conservation behavior change, specifically home energy use, in visitors to the zoo’s KidZooU exhibit. As a conservation institution, the Philadelphia Zoo is committed […]

Communicating Conservation: Weekly Resources and News

The Ocean Project will be posting weekly roundups of the key strategic ocean and climate communication resources we’ve been tweeting. Each link will be posted with a short description of what you’ll find—please feel free to ask us any questions! News & Discussion Climate Change Skepticism Is Highest In Japan, Britain and U.S., Poll Finds […]

How can we take action on ocean acidification?

With the rate of ocean acidification accelerating rapidly, we need to take action, individually, at the community level, and as a society. Resource managers and policymakers can help, but they need to hear from us. Without the political will, it’s hard to make change on the scale needed. Fortunately, we have an opportunity to get […]

Ocean Acidification: Osteoporosis of the ocean?

Ocean acidification has been studied by scientists for years with growing alarm, but the extent of the problem was not fully known. A study just out this month makes it quite clear: marine scientists warn that the rate of ocean acidification occurring is unprecedented in the last 300 million years.  Why is the ocean becomingmore […]