• The Youth Effect: a toolkit for decision makers on engaging with youth

    Sometimes clichés ring true: The youth are our future; and they need to have a say in its direction. Unfortunately, youths are a disproportionately unengaged group by organizations that want to make a difference. Many organizations may think it too difficult or feel it is off-mission to add a youth component to their initiatives. On […]

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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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  • International Youth Coastal Conference – Oct 19-22

    Check out the International Youth Coastal Conference that will be held later this year in Townsville, Australia.The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (Reef HQ) and Townsville City Council are hosting activities for the youth conference and the conference presents an opportunity for students from around the world to network and discuss coastal protection etc. […]

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  • 12 Months of Action for Blue Planet

    World Ocean Day is much more than a day: It’s a lifestyle, it’s a way of life, it’s a mindset. Together, we are helping grow the global movement for a healthy blue planet! The 8th of June is the annual crescendo of celebration and action, and throughout World Ocean Day month there will be thousands […]

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  • You Can Help Create a Strong Global Plastics Treaty

    Our planet – our home – is overwhelmed with plastic pollution; it’s everywhere: from the highest mountains to the deepest ocean trenches, in our food, and in our bodies. Most of us are aware that plastic pollution is awash in our ocean and killing its life. A lot don’t fully understand how much it’s also […]

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  • Volunteer or Intern with us!

    This past year, four outstanding and dedicated interns worked with us to help support the thousands of event organizers across the globe in taking action for our one shared ocean. Read about their experiences below! As a lean organization (equivalent of three full-time staff) with a large global reach and impact, The Ocean Project loves […]

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  • Turning Tides: a new resource to connect and support young changemakers

    Turning Tides is a resource, created by Jasmine Rodman, World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council alumna, which provides resources and peer advice to young advocates. When Jasmine Rodman started her journey as an ocean advocate and artist, she admits that she didn’t know what she was getting into. Skills like networking, creating a website, building […]

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  • Check out and Subscribe to Blue Planet Beacon

    Check out Blue Planet Beacon, and subscribe here to get on the list to receive future issues of this quarterly newsletter, created for youth, partners, and friends around the world to collaborate more for a healthy ocean and a stable climate. Each issue will provide updates on our collaborative youth engagement, leadership and advocacy work, info […]

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  • Announcing the World Ocean Day 2024 Action Theme

    We currently face one of the greatest threats ever to our blue planet and all its inhabitants: the climate crisis. It is all too clear that we need a healthy ocean for a healthy climate, and vice versa, and we need significantly stronger local, national, and international action from both government and corporate leaders. Now. […]

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  • Internships

    Interns are critical to helping us achieve our mission. Following an onboarding process, interns are treated like staff as long as they are able to devote at least 10 hours/week. As a lean organization (equivalent of 3 full-time employees) with a large global reach and impact, we love working with interns. Interns get plenty of […]

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