• Announcing The Ocean Project Small Grants Program

    Grants are available to zoos, aquariums, and museums for demonstration projects that best integrate and test The Ocean Project’s market research findings (available for download here). Successful projects would clearly enhance meaningful participation in conservation action by youth and/or minorities. Apply by March 15, 2011. Click here for more information.

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  • Opportunity to comment on National Ocean Policy strategic action plans

    Today the US National Ocean Council announced that it is seeking public input as it develops strategic action plans for nine priority objectives described in the Final Recommendations of the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force.  These objectives seek to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the ocean, our coasts, and the Great Lakes.Public […]

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  • NOAA Announces Environmental Literacy Grants for Science Education

    NOAA’s Office of Education announced today that it has awarded grants totaling more than $8 million to seventeen institutions – including several TOP Partners – across the country to engage the public in science education activities that improve understanding and stewardship of the local and global environment. These seventeen grants will fund thirteen projects: University […]

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  • Expanding our Research Initiative to help our Partners

    The Ocean Project’s market research initiative is already the largest such undertaking ever on behalf of the environment, and it’s about to grow. Over the last three years with major support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its Environmental Literacy Grants program, we have been able to conduct cutting edge research and […]

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  • 2010 Tracking Survey Available and 2 New Reports

    Here are a few things to be aware and some quick updates We’ve re-organized our Market Research page to make it easier to use. Latest Tracking Survey available which shows the change in opinion between April – August 2010. This survey is especially interesting because it shows the change in US opinions before, during, and […]

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  • New Web page on Reaching Kids

    The Ocean Project has developed new Web pages on Reaching Kids for our Partners. The new pages provide tips and resources for educators working with young children. Please use it to learn the highlights from recent research in place-based education, a body of research which suggests that when children spend time engaged in nature and […]

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  • Youth in Action

    The Ocean Project’s research has shown that youth (ages 12-17) are a key audience to target with the potential to have a huge impact on improving our ocean planet. Not only is this age group more concerned about environmental issues, they are also more willing to take action to help the environment than adults. Furthermore, […]

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  • Happy World Oceans Day!

    Happy World Oceans Day to our Partners and Friends around the world! This year’s World Oceans Day event is bigger and better than ever, thanks to the involvement of hundreds of organizations in dozens of countries. While today is a time to celebrate the world’s ocean, and our personal connection to the sea, it is […]

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  • Google Adds Biking Directions

    Earlier this Spring, Google launched biking directions with their maps. Great stuff to help us all get around with less carbon polluting means! Learn more here and here.You can add a biking directions gadget to your website to encourage visitors to get to your location without creating more carbon pollution. It’s a great way for […]

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  • Communicating Conservation resources

    The Ocean Project has made a major update to its “Communicating Conservation” Web pages. From our ongoing monitoring of market and communications research, we have provided dozens of the best resources to help our Partners effectively educate for conservation action. Partners can search the extensive database through various categories including market research, communications strategies, as […]

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