• Ocean Justice: Protecting and Restoring Our Blue Planet for Future Generations

    Update from 2024: See the U. S. Ocean Justice Strategy. published in December 2023. “Defining” Ocean Justice Ocean justice sits at the intersection of environmental protection, social equity, and human rights. The concept can encompass who has access to the ocean, has a say in ocean policy, and is most harmed by inaction in safeguarding […]

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  • One Big Ocean Connects Us All

      A few years ago, we officially dropped the “s” from World Ocean(s) Day to strongly emphasize our connectedness on this blue planet that we all have to each other and our planet. With this small yet significant change, World Ocean Day returned to its roots from more than 20 years ago, when we partnered with others around […]

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  • Happy World Ocean Day!

    Our ocean needs protecting and celebrating all 365 days of the year, but 8 June is the globally recognized day to celebrate and honor our one shared ocean that connects us all. Together, we can help, through our individual and collective impact! This World Ocean Day month, millions of people celebrate our blue planet around […]

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  • Increasing the Impact of Young Leaders for Ocean & Climate Action

    For more than 25 years, The Ocean Project has been committed to catalyzing individual and collective action for our ocean and climate. Moving forward, we are centering our efforts on collaborating with young leaders for conservation. We are also growing our coordination efforts with World Ocean Day and its Youth Advisory Council to advance ocean […]

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  • Momentum Growing to Protect and Restore our Ocean!

    Image thanks to Kelsey Stone. Our ocean finally gets a High Seas Treaty! This past weekend, nations agreed on language to protect the world’s biodiversity in international waters of the ocean, a vast area that covers nearly half the planet’s surface. The High Seas, a vast area of our blue planet also known as “Areas […]

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  • 30×30 Annual Update for 2022 Released

    Photo thanks to Fabrice Dudenhofer / Ocean Image Bank. For more than three years, we have catalyzed collective action in support of protecting at least 30% of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030 (“30×30”). We have catalyzed collective action in support of 30×30 by collaborating with youth leaders, zoos, aquariums, museums and over 2,000 […]

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  • VICTORY: A Global Commitment to 30×30!

    Global leaders finalized negotiations at the United Nations Biodiversity Summit (COP15) in the early morning hours on December 19, 2022. The historic agreement includes a commitment to conserve 30% of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030 (30×30) by protecting nature while respecting indigenous and traditional territories. This Guardian article summarizes the main points. The […]

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  • Recent Polls by Azul and Green 2.0 Will Help Diversify the Movement for our Ocean and Climate

    The Ocean Project is excited to share the comprehensive national research recently conducted by our partners at Azul and Green 2.0. The findings complement each other, build upon earlier efforts, and will help significantly in efforts to diversify and improve the movement for a healthy ocean and a stable climate. Read more about Azul’s findings related to […]

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  • Semi-annual Newsletter – September 2022

    One Ocean, One Climate, One Future – Together A semi-annual newsletter for partners and friends of The Ocean Project as we advance collaborative conservation for our blue planet Click here for our most recent semi-annual newsletter that provides updates and opportunities to help you advance your mission for conservation. It’s part of our efforts to catalyze and […]

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  • Beneath the Headlines: Three April Announcements in Support of 30×30

    On this Earth Day, I am taking a quick break from my everyday efforts coordinating The Ocean Project’s Zoo, Aquarium and Museum Working Group on 30×30 to reflect on some recent announcements that may not have generated a lot of headlines but were quite important to all of us who support that goal of 30×30, […]

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