• Achieving the Vision for our National Ocean Policy

    Photo thanks to: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza/Marine Photobank “To achieve an America whose stewardship ensures that the ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes are healthy and resilient, safe and productive, and understood and treasured so as to promote the well‐being, prosperity, and security of present and future generations.” That grand vision for our National Ocean Policy […]

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  • Time for significant progress in 2012

    Happy New Year to all!  The Ocean Project looks forward to working with you and our entire network of partners (now approximately 1,500 zoos, aquariums, museums, and other conservation organizations in 80 countries) to advance ocean conservation!There is a lot on tap for this new year and we always welcome feedback on how better to […]

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  • Houston, we have impressive results to share

    For the last several years, The Ocean Project has been working closely with IMPACTS Research, using their cutting-edge market research and continually developing new methods for measurably increasing ocean awareness and conservation action with our partner zoos, aquariums, and museums (ZAMs).Recently, we developed a beta online advertising campaign, to measure its effect on raising conservation […]

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  • Empowering youth to take meaningful conservation action

    Not only is our market research telling us that youth of today are the most socially conscious and environmentally aware generation, but also another recent study shows that “(not) since 1972 has generation played such a significant role in voter preferences as it has in recent elections”. This is great news for our efforts with […]

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  • Small Grant Winners Announced

    Thanks to all who applied for a grant in the second round of The Ocean Project’s Small Grants Program! We had an even more competitive pool of applicants this second round and lots of great ideas. Our Advisory Board had a challenging time deciding on the award winners. After an extensive selection process, we are […]

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  • U.S. Students’ Entrepreneurial Energy Waiting to Be Tapped

    This Gallup poll talks more to the issue of job creation, etc. but echoes many of our research findings, and provides more good fodder for focusing on youth. Among the implications Like U.S. adults, the Gallup-HOPE Index data suggest an important segment of the American student population demonstrates attitudes often ascribed to entrepreneurs. Previous Gallup […]

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  • Small Grants Program Funding Opportunity

    Have a great idea for advancing conservation? We just launched our latest round of Small Grants RFP for projects. In April, our advisory panel selected proposals from three organizations – Aquarium of the Bay, Detroit Zoological Society, and Utah’s Hogle Zoo – which will be implementing projects that integrate The Ocean Project’s market research findings. […]

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  • Public and Stakeholder Session of the National Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Workshop

    The National Ocean Council invites the public and stakeholders to join in a public session on Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) in Washington, DC on June 21, 2011.This public session will take place on Tuesday, June 21, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, in the Yates Auditorium at the U.S. Department of the Interior, […]

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  • New World Oceans Day Site Launched for World Community

    Are you celebrating this June 8<sup>th</sup>? Check out the new World Oceans Day website for event lists, promotional materials, interaction with others around the world, and more!This new homepage is meant for the international World Oceans Day community to share their plans and ideas. The site features a brand new layout, easier navigation, and an […]

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  • Reaching Millennials: Youth and the Internet

    Mom and Dad might set the curfew, but who has the most influence when it comes to environmental information in most homes?Research by The Ocean Project and others has shown that parents consider their teens and tweens to be the most knowledgeable and environmentally conscious members of the family. Young people wield a great deal of […]

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