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Friendly reminder that @theoceanproject account will be migrating in 2020! Please follow @WorldOceansDay to stay up to date on all the latest ocean news and ways to get involved with #WorldOceansDay year-round. Visit the new website for more information:
ICYMI the new #WorldOceansDay logo and website are now live!! Visit and follow @WorldOceansDay to learn about the 2020 conservation action focus and how to get involved on 8 June! Together we can #ProtectOurHome
Have you heard the news? @WorldOceansDay is launching a brand new website along with a rebrand and new logo coming soon! For all the latest ocean news, research, #WorldOceansDay updates and ways to get involved in 2020 and beyond be sure to follow --> @WorldOceansDay
As the new year begins, The Ocean Project reflects on the past year's success & 20+ years of collaborative work w/ partner zoos, aquariums & museums. We look forward to continued partnerships in 2020 as we strive to protect & restore our blue planet: 🌎y
#WorldOceansDay has exciting changes coming up in 2020 including a new and improved website! Follow @WorldOceansDay to keep up with the latest news and updates and how to get involved on 8 June 2020!…
ICYMI #WorldOceansDay Youth Advisory Council member @gabstrikesagain received the 2019 @DianaAward recognizing young change makers around the world! Congratulations to all the young leaders making waves of change for our #blueplanet…
Since the '90s @theoceanproject has conducted qualitative and quantitative research and advanced surveys to help ZAMs engage audiences more effectively for conservation outcomes and impact. Here's a recap & key findings from the last report:
Give back to our #blueplanet by supporting your local zoo, aquarium or museum this #GivingTuesday 💙…N
Happy #GivingTuesday! Show your love for our #blueplanet by supporting your local zoos, aquariums and museums this #GivingTuesday wherever you are!…
Substantial data indicate the power of an online advertising campaign to significantly elevate awareness and attitudes of ocean-related issues. This Houston, TX case study demonstrated that paid advertising could be the key to shifting perceptions:
This #Thanksgiving we are thankful for our partner network of 2,000 aquariums, zoos, museums, youth groups, schools, conservation organizations, and agencies around the world who help us make conservation impact: #ThankfulThursday
Each year businesses and organizations with a conservation goal partner with #WorldOceansDay to support the message and grow the movement. Interested in become a partner in 2020? Learn more and follow @WorldOceansDay for the latest opportunities:
How do we empower youth to take meaningful action for conservation? Here's a recap of some lessons learned from working with youth campaigns:
"We must take steps to rapidly advance research and enact public policy actions to help whales survive and thrive" writes @mysticaquarium's Dr. Stephen Coan in his new guest blog. Read it here:
#TBT to a guest blog by Dave Glenn from the @SeattleAquarium on inspiring the next generation of ocean advocates and providing youth opportunities to become conservation leaders:
#WorldOceansDay would not be possible without the thousands of event organizers around the world. Get a head start on event planning for 2020 to make your event even more impactful! Follow @WorldOceansDay for all event planning ideas and needs:
Looking for #data on ocean acidification, coral, sea surface temperature, hurricanes and a range of other ocean and weather-related topics? Explore @NOAA_AOML's data portal:
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ICYMI the 2019 #WorldOceansDay annual report is out! Read the full report with all of this year's success and a sneak peak to what's to come in 2020:…
DYK the Government of Canada proposed the concept of a World Ocean Day in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro? Today, #WorldOceansDay is a global movement w/ thousands of ocean advocates across the globe. Follow @WorldOceanDay & learn more:
#TBT to a guest blog from @YouthMuser on environmental communications lessons and why teens are seen as agents of change:
From the Global Ocean and Aquatic Library and plastic pollution lesson plans to youth resources and ocean toolkits, #WorldOceansDay has everything you need to help you take ocean action 365 days a year! Follow @WorldOceansDay and download resources online:
Preparations are underway for the @UN #oceanconference in Lisbon June 2-6, 2020, Stay tuned for more details or registration and agenda: #ocean365 #worldoceansday #oceanaction
#WorldOceansDay is more than a day! Follow @WorldOceansDay to learn how you can work to protect and restore our #blueplanet 365 days a year. #ocean365…
Did you know #WorldOceansDay has a blog? Be sure to follow @WorldOceansDay and subscribe to receive the latest news and updates all year-long:
Fact: Less than 4% of the ocean is currently covered by strong safeguards. Take our quiz and learn more about marine protected areas:
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A new paper provides unique insights into adoption of the world’s largest #MPA, the Ross Sea, and reflects on lessons learned as the world considers how to achieve large-scale conservation successes in the global commons. via @WileyGlobal #BBNJ
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As an AZA member, Stacy educates the next generation of conservationists. She’s also seen first-hand the big impact the @SanAntonioZoo has on connecting people to wildlife. Visit your local AZA-accredited zoo or aquarium and connect with nature today:
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Krill play a big role in climate mitigation. Fortunately, #CCAMLR endorsed a path forward to protect them and the species that depend on them.
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#WorldOceansDay is making a splash in 2020! Be sure to follow @WorldOceansDay for all the latest updates on planning and registering your event and how to get involved in the global movement:
Healthy marine ecosystems absorb huge volumes of carbon and help to fight the impacts of #climatechange, which is why these scientists are calling for a more ambitious approach to management of #MarineProtectedAreas: @physorg_com
It’s easiest to spot visitor engagement trends at #aquariums. Here’s Why: via @cdilly
"The oceans are in danger. We need to do more than ban plastic straws" @nytimes op-ed from @johnpodesta former chief of staff to President Clinton and Obama:
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The Chicxulub impact event was as damaging to life in the oceans as it was to creatures on land, a study shows: @nytimes
Take action today with @mcsuk to help protect our restore our blue planet by supporting Highly Marine Protected Areas that offer the best protection for vulnerable parts of our ocean: #HPMAreview #MarineProtection #30x30
Fish are finite and declining quickly. @DrRashidSumaila and @AndresMCisneros dispel 5 myths around a key driver of this issue #FisheriesSubsidies #SDG14
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At 81 years old, @patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard continues to push the envelope on sustainable business practices from a fossil-fuel free commitment by 2025 to investment in regenerative agriculture: via @FastCompany
The uninhabited Mullion Island on the Lizard Peninsula, that is so remote a permit is required to visit, has been littered with thousands of elastic bands, by seabirds mistakenly thinking they are worms 😰
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The polar regions are especially vulnerable to ocean acidification as they absorb the majority of CO2 emissions writes @ckatz99 via @YaleE360
More renewable natural gas supply being developed: @FortisBC & @CityofVancouver working together to upgrade methane from Vancouver Landfill to displace fossil natural gas now that the project has BC Utilities Commission approval.… #ClimateEmergency #CleanBC
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'Only big changes' will tackle #climatechange says new UK report. We must rethink everything from what we eat to how we fuel our homes and what vehicles we drive: @BBCWorld
Decades-old government loophole gives oil companies an $18 billion windfall: @nytimes @HirokoTabuchi
Today, we’re proud to announce that we have achieved our 2020 goal of purchasing 100% renewable electricity across the U.S. & Canada ahead of schedule, and have surpassed it by also achieving 100% purchased renewable electricity in Western Europe. More:
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