• New Report: Looking Back while Planning Ahead

    Hot off the press: Looking Back while Planning Ahead – A summary of efforts and opportunities to engage the public and advance conservation As we enter a time of expanded collaboration for a more equitable and sustainable society and a healthier blue planet, The Ocean Project team wanted to summarize the successes and lessons learned […]

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  • Global Action for Our Ocean!

    The worldwide movement for a sustainable society and a healthy blue planet continued to grow for World Oceans Day 2020 in spite of the global pandemic. Thanks to the involvement of diverse partners, sponsors, youth, and other leaders, this year we helped to activate, connect, and demonstrate global action for our shared ocean with a […]

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  • President Trump’s Actions Threaten Protection of America’s Ocean Treasures

    Yesterday President Trump signed an Executive Order allowing commercial fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. This Monument, much like our National Parks, was created as a lasting legacy for current and future generations of Americans. This is part of a pattern of eliminating environmental protections while the Nation’s attention is elsewhere. […]

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  • 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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