Marine Protected Areas: Seed Banks for the Future!

Marine Protected Areas: Seed Banks for the Future!

At the recent Our Ocean conference in Malta, bold commitments were made to set aside an additional 2.5 million square kilometers of ocean as Marine Protected Areas. The international recommendation is that we need to protect a minimum of 30% of our ocean by 2020....
People Need Connection to Nature and Each Other:

People Need Connection to Nature and Each Other:

Nature-Deficit Disorder exists even in some of the most Nature-Rich places on the planet In this two-part story Heather Kuhlken shares a wonderful conversation she had with Gabriel, a new friend she met in Micronesia, where they discussed “the need for...
Plastic Pollution Solutions

Plastic Pollution Solutions

This is the second of Heather Kuhlken’s articles from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. In Heather’s first report, Hope For Our Ocean, she focused on...
Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

Youth Leaders offer Hope For Our Ocean

Heather Kuhlken, our Blue Ocean contributor at large, just returned from the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit held in conjunction with the 2017 Our Ocean Conference that took place in Malta earlier this month. Here is Heather’s report Hope For Our Ocean, on the...