The Ocean Project and the International Zoo Educators Association (IZE) are like-minded organizations in many ways. Both are small and nimble non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting conservation education professionals in pursuit of a healthier planet. Many IZE institutions celebrate World Ocean Day, which The Ocean Project has been coordinating globally for over 20 years, and countless aquarium and zoo educators […]
Increasing the Impact of Young Conservation Leaders and World Ocean Day
For more than 25 years, The Ocean Project has been committed to catalyzing collective action for our ocean and climate. Moving forward, we will be centering even more of our efforts on collaborating with young conservation leaders. We will also be growing our coordination efforts with World Ocean Day in June and expanded engagement with this global network throughout the […]
Momentum Growing to Protect and Restore our Ocean!
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 – also known as “Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction” (BBNJ) – include all the ocean waters and seafloor beyond 200 nautical miles […]
Get Ready for Party for the Planet and World Ocean Day
The March webinar (see recording below) featured: Heidi Faris, Connecting to Nature Coordinator at the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, who provided an overview of Party for the Planet for 2022 Samantha Gibb, the (new as January!) World Ocean Day Coordinator who provided an overview of exciting opportunities around World Ocean Day on June 8, including new resources and tools […]