Home on the River
My family lives outside of Louisville, Kentucky in a small riverside community on the Ohio River. Similar to that of ocean communities, the river ecology is interwoven with the history, culture, and livelihood of the surrounding people.
The Ocean Foundation’s statement on the 6th IPCC Report
The 6th IPCC Report was released with some fanfare on August 6th — confirming what we know, and yet offering some hope if we are willing to act locally, regionally and globally.
What NOAA’s New Climate Council Means for Our Ocean
We’re thrilled to congratulate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on a new Climate Council to bring a holistic government approach in response to our changing climate.
Steps to Sustainable Shipping
As ocean-based trade increases, so too does its environmental footprint. We need to move toward more sustainable transportation to protect the marine environment.
Cuba Needs Us More Than Ever
On July 11, many of us heard about the protests in Cuba. For six decades Cuba has been a model of stability in Latin America, but to TOF’s Fernando Bretos, this time feels different.
Ahead of Our Time? No, Just Taking it to the Next Level
Bringing redesign for recyclability into the plastic pollution dialogue.
The Ocean Sent Up Smoke Signals Last Week. Let’s Listen.
On July 2, a gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico led to a fire in the ocean, a reminder of how delicate our ecosystem is. To keep the sea healthy, we need to listen to its calls.
Creating Waves of Change on Juneteenth and Beyond
“Juneteenth” has been recognized by black communities in the U.S. since 1865, but only recently has it turned into a national reckoning. And while acknowledging Juneteenth as a holiday is a step in the right direction, deeper conversations and actions should take place every day.
In Vieques, the bioluminescent bay glows bright every night and you can see and feel how resilient this place really is. With our partners at the Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, we’re reminded it will only stay that way if we take collective action to protect it.
Announcing the 2021 Boyd Lyon Scholar
Every year the Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund hosts a scholarship for a marine biology student whose research is focused on sea turtles. This year’s winner is Natalia Teryda!
Real and Raw Reflections: Moriah Byrd’s Story
Moriah Byrd is a young conservationist seeking to find her footing in a sector that lacks diverse representation. Our team invited Moriah to share her experiences and insight related to her budding career in marine conservation.
Key Ocean Takeaways of Rockefeller Asset Management’s Sustainable Investing Annual Report
On April 20, Rockefeller Asset Management (RAM) released their 2020 Sustainable Investing Annual Report detailing their sustainable investing objectives. View some key takeaways.