Ocean University

Ocean University

We are very pleased to announce that Ocean Connect’s “Ocean Shot” submission – Ocean University: A Model Internship Program to Increase Diversity in Ocean Science – was accepted by the U.S. National Committee for the Ocean Decade. From...
Nearly 10% of Marine Life Threatened with Extinction

Nearly 10% of Marine Life Threatened with Extinction

The effects of human activity from climate change to pollution, are “devastating” marine life, with nearly a tenth of underwater plants and animals assessed so far threatened with extinction, the latest Red List of Threatened Species showed on Friday. More...
Vanuatu Seeks Climate Justice

Vanuatu Seeks Climate Justice

The Pacific island nation Vanuatu and 17 other countries recently published a draft resolution asking the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to clarify what responsibilities governments around the world have to protect future generations from climate change. The...
While the World Burns

While the World Burns

If you focus on the headlines coming out of the recently concluded COP27 climate summit in Egypt, you might just believe that great progress has been made in helping vulnerable countries deal with the devastating impacts of global warming. The word that appears most...
Environmental Justice Reading List

Environmental Justice Reading List

Communities populated primarily by ethnic minorities and economically disadvantaged people have long been burdened with a disproportionate number of environmental hazards such as garbage dumps, toxic waste facilitates, scrap yards, factories, and other sources of...
Last 8 Years Hottest on Record

Last 8 Years Hottest on Record

According to the World Meteorological Organization’s provisional State of the Global Climate in 2022 report released to coincide with the COP27 climate summit, the past eight years were the hottest on record, leaving the climate goals set out in the 2015 Paris Climate...