• A First Friday Focus on the Future for 30×30

    After taking a break from our First Friday Webinar Series in June to focus on what was a very successful World Ocean Day, we came back with a bang in July with an update on the ongoing efforts and opportunities to continue to raise public awareness, document public support and inform policymakers about the need […]

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  • First Friday Webinars to Return on Friday, July 2! Recent Successes and Expanding Opportunities around 30×30

    Please join The Ocean Project at 1:00 PM ET on Friday, July 2, for the return of our First Friday Webinar Series! We will be joined by three special guests to cover some of the recent successes, as well as the expanding opportunities for engaging visitors and advancing conservation in keeping with the new national goal […]

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  • Getting Fishy with It

    There certainly was something fishy about our First Friday Webinar for April. For this episode, entitled, “Getting Fishy with It,” we were joined by two speakers with information and insights on the importance of fisheries policies and the role that aquariums, zoos and museums can play in ensuring that those polices remain strong and science-based.  […]

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  • Getting ready to celebrate World Ocean Day and Party for the Planet!

    In the latest installment of the First Friday Webinar Series,  we were joined by three speakers with insights and advice on how aquariums, zoos and museums can make the most of World Ocean Day and Party for the Planet® in 2021. A recording of the webinar can be found here , and the highlights are below.  Emma Shahabi of […]

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  • First Friday Webinar for February 5: A Promising Framework and Roadmap for Audience Conservation Engagement

    New starting February 2021 for the First Friday webinars: Registration required and you can do so by clicking here. The First Friday Webinar for February features a promising new approach to audience conservation engagement, as well as example of it put into practice. In a change of pace, we are posting this overview prior to […]

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  • The Conservation Calendar in 2021

    In our first webinar of the new year we were honored to have not one, but two special guests covering the shifts in the political ‘seascape,’ as well as the discussions and decisions that are expected to impact ocean conservation in 2021.  Check out the webinar recording! In it, Sarah Guy, Director of Strategy and Outreach at the Ocean Defense Initiative, previews the situation in the United […]

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  • A Global Perspective on Effective Ocean Messaging

    In our latest First Friday Webinar, we had the pleasure of welcoming Sophie Hulme, a cofounder of Communications Inc and one of the essential organizers of the OneOcean Flotilla. Check out the webinar recording below. The Flotilla, as Sophie explains is, “an unbranded, collective drive to achieve maximum impact for the ocean.”  This innovative effort […]

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  • An exciting opportunity for aquariums and zoos to advance “30×30”

    The First Friday webinar for September focused on the exciting opportunity for aquariums and zoos to help advance the global movement for “30×30,” a call to protect thirty percent of our land and ocean by 2030. For those who may have missed the webinar, with guest speakers Greg Zimmerman from the Wyss Campaign for Nature […]

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  • Heartwired to Love Marine Protected Areas

    Late last fall, The Ocean Project was pleased to receive an ocean messaging grant from Heartwired to Love the Ocean. This grant complements our current collaborative campaign initiative with support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation that has allowed us to support zoos, aquariums, and museums over the last few years in getting more involved to effectively […]

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  • New Guide Available to Engage Visitors on Conservation Policy Issues

    The Ocean Project is pleased to offer a guide summarizing how to apply a successful approach to engaging visitors on policy issues in a way that will raise their awareness, document their support, and enhance their experience, and then sharing that support with policymakers in a way that resonates. The Guide to Effectively Engaging the Visiting […]

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