• 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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  • Ocean lovers unite!

    The Ocean Project has a large database of conservation action tips and related content for our partner Zoos, Aquariums, and Museums (ZAMs) to freely use and tailor for your own purposes. This content is meant for ZAMs to use as you like! Let us know if it’s helpful or if there are other action-able types […]

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  • Inspiring the Next Generation of Ocean Advocates

    “I want to tell you about how the Aquarium changed my life…” In a darkened ballroom along the Seattle waterfront last June, Anja, an 18-year-old high school volunteer stood in the spotlight and told the story of how the Seattle Aquarium changed her life’s path. A room full of donors absorbed every word, inspired by […]

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  • Diversifying our Conservation Portfolio for Change

    Youth and minorities are not only important voting blocs as evidenced by the recent US elections, but The Ocean Project’s market research has identified them as important constituencies in conservation action. In addition to working with North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Seattle Aquarium, and New York Aquarium, to develop youth-centered campaigns, The Ocean Project […]

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