• Statement of Solidarity

    (Image thanks to Haley Weaver @haleydrewthis) Black lives matter – we commit to listening, learning, supporting, and action. The Ocean Project will not sit idly by. Racial and social justice is foundational to everything. As we collaborate to protect and restore our shared blue planet and its diversity of life for current and future generations, […]

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  • Effective visitor engagement during the current crisis

    As efforts continue to cope with the current crisis, we have been impressed by some of the innovative ways our aquarium and zoo partners have continued to engage their audiences and advance their efforts.  We recently reached out to many of you and asked what is working well, and the following post contains many of […]

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  • Making it Through This Crisis Together

    Amazing photograph thanks to Dr Cécile Gaspar, te mana o te moana, French Polynesia As part of our community, we wanted to let you know that our hearts and thoughts are with you as we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways. We also want to acknowledge and thank all of the front line responders, clinicians, […]

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  • Forward for our blue planet in 2020!

    Thanks to all our partners for doing so much to help with bringing about a better future! In so many ways in 2019, youth, zoos and aquariums, progressive-minded businesses and corporations, and others in our growing global network continued to step up their efforts for conservation action. The Ocean Project is all about collaborative conservation, and our lean […]

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  • Position available: World Oceans Day Manager

    World Oceans Day Manager Posted September 19, 2019. Applications due by October 17, 2019 The Ocean Project seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and strategic leader to grow the reach and impact of World Oceans Day and manage the fast-growing World Oceans Day network for year-round action. This person will bring a strong passion to collaboratively […]

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  • Calling Youth Worldwide to join the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council

    Apply to join the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council! The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council (Council) was created in 2016 to help develop World Oceans Day into a unique way to connect and unite youth around the world for a better future with a healthier ocean that sustains us all, no matter where we live. To […]

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  • Our Precious Ocean Needs Our Protection

    By Amy Kenney, National Ocean Protection Coalition Our relationship with the ocean is powerful and personal. We relish the feeling of sand between our toes, the sound of the waves, the smell of salt air, and the taste of fresh caught seafood. It is irreplaceable and awe-inspiring. Every one of us has the right to […]

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  • When GOOD NEWS changes your plans – encouraging support for Marine Protected Areas in South Africa

    Editorial note: In 2017 The Ocean Project launched a new initiative to support zoos, aquariums, and museums (ZAMs) in getting more involved to effectively inform science-based fisheries policy and advance action for healthy, sustainable marine ecosystems. The focus is U.S.-based visitor-serving institutions but some of the lessons learned can be — and already have been — applied to […]

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  • Collaborating for Conservation in 2019

    Happy Holidays and thank you for all you do to create a healthier blue planet! It has been a year of significant progress and exciting opportunities to collaborate with partner organizations in our growing global network, to individually and collectively take action for a better future. Together we are making an impact! Thank you, too, […]

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  • Conservation Policy Engagement Webinars for Zoos and Aquariums

    Save the Date! First Friday Brown Bag Webinar Series on Conservation Policy Engagement  WHEN: December 7, 2018 – Reviewing the midterm election and the end of a Congress January 11, 2019 – Previewing the new Congress and its influence points (*this webinar is scheduled for second Friday due to proximity to holidays) Save the following […]

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