• 30×30 Annual Update for 2021: Engaging the public and informing policymakers

    Collaboration on to protecting at least 30% of our blue planet, including its lands, waters and ocean, by 2030 (“30×30”) has been our top organizational priority for two years, through our campaigns with zoos, aquariums and museums; youth engagement and leadership initiative; and the World Ocean Day network. Together, working with hundreds of organizations worldwide […]

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  • Conservation Campaigns

    Together with our partners — youth organizations, aquariums, zoos, and museums, and others — we co-develop campaigns for conservation impact, sharing lessons learned for all involved in our growing global partner network to benefit from. To support our network of diverse partners and the larger conservation community, we openly share our data and insights and undertake collaborative campaigns. For some […]

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  • Photo thanks to Jordan Robins

    Speak for the fish!

    Photo thanks to Jordan Robins The Lorax spoke for the trees, but who will speak for the fish? Our shared ocean, its life and its vast resources are put in the hands of our government for all people. It is no one’s private property but a commons that the government, and all of us, need […]

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  • World Ocean Day 2021 Annual Report recently released

    World Ocean Day unites and rallies the world to protect and restore our blue planet. With thanks to all organizations from all sectors that got involved, our Supporting Partners, and the Youth Advisory Council, this year’s activities engaged thousands of organizations and millions of people both online and onsite in 140 countries! The annual Conservation Action Focus spread the […]

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  • Previewing AZA 2021 – Sessions on Engaging the Public and Advancing Conservation

    During the September edition of our First Friday Webinar Series we previewed some of the most exciting sessions on engaging the public and advancing conservation that will be part of the upcoming Annual Conference of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, which will take place online from September 20-24. Cheryl Andrews, Director of Conferences at […]

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    Subscribe to the Rising Blue Network Newsletter. A brief monthly update for youth and youth-focused organizations, each issue spotlights different youth organizations and youth leaders from around the world, as well as events and opportunities to get more involved in safeguarding the ocean, protecting the climate, and getting involved in other related opportunities to help make a […]

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  • Map

    Connect on the map with leading youth organizations and youth leaders. If there is an organization you would like us to include, please contact us! Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. – Ryunosuke Satoro

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  • Rising Blue Network Newsletter

    Rising Blue Network Newsletter This monthly overview aims to support youth-focused organizations and emerging leaders by connecting and empowering youth around the world with opportunities for individual and collective action. It reaches hundreds of youth-focused organizations and thousands of youth leaders in 150 countries.  Please send any events and opportunities (in any languages) for us […]

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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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  • Self-Care Tips for Young Ocean Advocates

    Baylee Ritter is the Youth Advisor for The Ocean Project, a former member of the World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council and delegate for Sea Youth Rise Up, and a 2020 National Geographic Young Explorer.  The future of our ocean is the future of humanity – which is why my work today centers on getting […]

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