• Let’s make 2010 the best year ever for our world’s ocean

    Happy New Year! Start the year off on an ocean theme! The more you learn about our amazing blue planet, the more you will find that a healthy ocean is essential not only for the future of the fish, the coral reefs, and all life in the ocean, but also for our own future. No […]

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  • Helping our Partners advance conservation

    Thank you for your involvement in ocean and aquatic conservation and for being a part of our growing network of Partners around the world. Everything we do is for our Partners so please read on and make sure you are taking full advantage of your participation in this global network!The past year we have invested […]

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  • Coral and Climate Message for Copenhagen

    This powerful 12-minute video was developed for the Copenhagen summit. Coral reefs first appeared more than 400 million years ago. This film shows the devastating effect of climate change on the world’s incredible, diverse coral reefs. It paints a disturbing picture of a world that has lost its reefs forever – our world in 2065. […]

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  • How Understanding the Human Mind Might Save the World

    An article today by Annie Jia in ClimateWire and reporting from the recently-concluded third annual Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference, nicely summarizes what we need to stay focused on to create a culture change, and a better, healthier planet for all.Understanding people is the key, and it’s why The Ocean Project invests so much […]

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  • Results Available from First Ocean and Climate Change Tracking Survey

    The results from our first tracking survey are now available online. Also on our website are a couple of recent presentations from AZA that explain the findings, including America and the Ocean v2.0 — A Summary of Findings Developed by The Ocean Project, by the lead researcher for this initiative, Scott Corwon, with IMPACTS. The […]

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  • Sigourney Weaver Takes on Ocean Acidification

    ACID TEST, a film produced by NRDC, was made to raise awareness about the largely unknown problem of ocean acidification, which poses a fundamental challenge to life in the seas and the health of the entire planet. Like global warming, ocean acidification stems from the increase of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere since the […]

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  • A Blueprint for Restoring the World’s Oceans to Health

    Sylvia Earle – also known as “Her Deepness” and featured earlier this year in this blog when she won a coveted TED Prize – has written a book, The World is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean’s Are One, published earlier this year and in which she discusses the huge changes in the world’s […]

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  • NOAA Announces Ocean Education Grants to Aquariums

    On October 5, NOAA announced 11 grants totaling more than $9 million that will create new education projects in aquariums across the nation. The projects will educate visitors about the ocean and encourage better stewardship of the marine environment. Read NOAA’s full news posting.

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  • Act now to improve environmental literacy

    The Ocean Project is working with a diverse coalition to secure broad bipartisan in Congress to help advance ocean conservation by improving environmental literacy and, as a result, American competitiveness in the global economy.Representative Lois Capps (Democrat from California’s 23rd congressional district) recently introduced a bill, HR. 3644, the Bay-Watershed Education and Training Regional Program […]

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  • Once in a Lifetime Opportunity for our Oceans, Coasts, and Great Lakes

    Earlier this month The Ocean Project submitted comments to President Obama and the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force in order to help them develop the most effective national policy to protect and conserve our oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes. The Ocean Project’s letter focused on how it is critical to include a comprehensive federal strategy […]

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