• Increasing the Impact of Young Conservation Leaders and World Ocean Day

    For more than 25 years, The Ocean Project has been committed to catalyzing collective action for our ocean and climate. Moving forward, we will be centering even more of our efforts on collaborating with young conservation leaders. We will also be growing our coordination efforts with World Ocean Day in June and expanded engagement with […]

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  • Momentum Growing to Protect and Restore our Ocean!

    Image thanks to Kelsey Stone. Our ocean finally gets a High Seas Treaty! This past weekend, nations agreed on language to protect the world’s biodiversity in international waters of the ocean, a vast area that covers nearly half the planet’s surface. The High Seas – also known as “Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction” (BBNJ) – include […]

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  • 30×30 Annual Update for 2022 Released

    Photo thanks to Fabrice Dudenhofer / Ocean Image Bank. For more than three years, we have catalyzed collective action in support of protecting at least 30% of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030 (“30×30”). We have catalyzed collective action in support of 30×30 by collaborating with youth leaders, zoos, aquariums, museums and over 2,000 […]

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  • Advocacy Training for Youth Leaders

    The Ocean Project is launching a 4-week virtual “Advocacy Training” program designed for youth leaders ages 15-21. The first of several in a series will be for young people who are associated in some capacity with a zoo, aquarium, and/or museum in the United States (stay tuned for additional advocacy training programs available for young […]

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  • The Ocean-Climate Connection: Thoughts from the World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council

    By Faith Griffiths, Communication and Outreach Associate As the new World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council members are beginning their terms, we’re taking a moment to get to know a little more about them through their thoughts on the connection between the ocean and climate. There’s no better way to explore this connection than through […]

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  • Recent Polls by Azul and Green 2.0 Will Help Diversify the Movement for our Ocean and Climate

    The Ocean Project is extremely excited to share the comprehensive national research recently conducted by our partners at Azul and Green 2.0. The findings complement each other, build upon earlier efforts, and, without a doubt, will help significantly in efforts to diversify and improve the movement for a healthy ocean and a stable climate. Read more about Azul’s […]

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  • Semi-annual Newsletter – September 2022

    One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together A semi-annual newsletter for partners and friends of The Ocean Project as we advance collaborative conservation for our blue planet Click here for our most recent semi-annual newsletter that provides updates and opportunities to help you advance your mission for conservation. It’s part of our efforts to catalyze and […]

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  • Choosing Your Own Adventure in 30×30

    September’s webinar — our 41st webinar in the ‘First Friday Webinar Series” supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation — covered some of the questions and concerns that can arise as different zoos, aquariums and museums “choose their own adventure” in 30×30. The webinar was hosted by Douglas Meyer, coordinator of the working group […]

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  • 200 Museums, Aquariums, and Zoos Sign a Letter of Support for 30×30

    The national and global push to protect at least 30% of nature – lands, waters and ocean – by 2030 (“30×30”) provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to collaborate in unprecedented ways both nationally and globally to ensure that our planet’s life support systems are conserved and restored, including the climate and biodiversity. Together, we can create […]

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  • Get Ready for Party for the Planet and World Ocean Day

    The March webinar (see recording below) featured: Heidi Faris, Connecting to Nature Coordinator at the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, who provided an overview of Party for the Planet for 2022 Samantha Gibb, the (new as January!) World Ocean Day Manager who provided an overview of exciting opportunities around World Ocean Day on June 8, […]

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