• Visitor engagement opportunity: COP21 and being part of the solution

    With extensive news coverage of climate change talks underway at COP21 in Paris, and two-thirds of Americans wanting the US to take action, now is an especially good time to engage visitors at zoos, aquariums, and other trusted visitor-serving organizations. But what is the best way? Our research indicates that visitors probably don’t want aquariums and zoos to attempt to explain the ins […]

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  • Congrats! New Innovative Solutions Grants+ awardees announced

    For over 18 years, The Ocean Project has been advancing conservation in partnership with zoos, aquariums, museums, and other visitor-serving organizations around the country and the world. We’ve provided strategic resources and tools to help our network of partners effectively engage visitors, both onsite and online so that together we can solve issues in our backyards […]

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  • Partners for ocean conservation

    Thank you to all our partner organizations for your active involvement in advancing aquatic and ocean awareness and conservation. Together, we are making a difference!We’d like to take this opportunity to send special thanks to our supporting partners! As 2015 appears on the horizon, we would like to ask all our partners to consider supporting […]

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  • Round 2: Innovative Solutions Grants+ winners announced!

    Thank you to our partner organizations for your involvement in advancing aquatic and ocean awareness and conservation! For over 16 years, The Ocean Project has been supporting our partner zoos, aquariums, and museums (ZAMs) and other organizations do more for conservation action with visitors, both onsite and online, by providing strategic resources and tools to […]

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  • Application now available for Innovative Solutions Grants+ Program

    The application form for the next round of the Innovative Solutions Grants+ Program is now available; check out the RFP page for details and to download the application. The Grants+ opportunity is limited this year to US-based zoos and aquariums only. The deadline to submit your proposal is September 5, 2014. Click here to view […]

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  • RFP for new Innovative Solutions Grants funding posted

    We are pleased to share our new RFP for the second round of the Innovative Solutions Grants+ program! Click here to view the RFP, we’ll be posting the application form shortly. Proposal deadline is September 5, 2014. With thanks to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for helping us establish our Innovative Solutions Grants+ program, […]

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  • The Ocean Project Innovative Solutions grant winners announced!

    With thanks to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) over the last several years, The Ocean Project has been helping our partner zoos, aquariums, and museums (ZAMs) advance conservation action. Most recently, NOAA Education has funded the first year of a three-year project that will allow The Ocean Project to invest in supporting innovators in […]

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  • Readying for a new round of concern and questions about climate change

    A draft of the latest report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was recently leaked to news outlets, and partners may want to prepare for  the possibilities that will come with this spike in coverage, both now around the draft and later around the final version.As a quick recap, a leaked […]

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  • Funding for our future

    A few months ago, President Obama spoke eloquently in his Inaugural and State of the Union addresses about how the United States can lead the world in transitioning to a clean energy and more sustainable economy, as well as in developing our youth into leaders in science and related fields. Yet, now, NOAA’s Office of […]

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  • Thanks to Jane Lubchenco

    Last week Dr. Jane Lubchenco completed her tenure at NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Nominated by President Obama in 2008 as part of his “Science Team”, she served as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of NOAA since 2009 during which time she helped strengthen the role of science and […]

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