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  • The Australian Marine Debris Initiative . Live Virtual Field Trip with Tangaroa Blue

      Panelist     Classroom Resources       Science Standards   Watch Event Hosted by Jodi Jones, marine debris is a global issue and one we need to be innovative and practical in solving the problem, working with the Australian Marine debris database is interesting as she can see how much Australians care for our environment and she is always inventing ways to use our data to drive change and reduce plastic…

  • Virtual Field Trip with Parks Victoria

      Panelist     Classroom Resources       Science Standards   Recorded Event Join us and host Mark Rodrigue from Parks Victoria, as we learn about Marine Protected Areas.  Marine Protected Areas are vital to healthy oceans, but even pollutants, such as plastic, can impact these pristine seas.  This 45-minute event will be interactive and we will have time for question and answer!  Need…

  • A message from Philippe Cousteau

    February 11th marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. With the month of February dedicated to the exploration of Black History in the U.S., I find myself wondering how many girls of color see themselves as marine biologists or marine scientists? This made me think about Sheila Minor… Last March I stumbled upon a Twitter thread that was fascinating and began with the above photo. You can read the original thread for details, but in the photo,…

  • A message from Philippe Cousteau Jr.

    The new year is a time when many people look back and consider what could have been better or how they will do or be better in the upcoming year. People are very focused on individual actions, on their personal resolutions...but I am challenging myself this year to focus not just on resolutions but on revolutions. And since my brain is on plastics these days, let’s talk about that. We must globally revolutionize our approach to plastic. The durability of plastics…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Ship To Shore Exploring the Deep Sea with the R/V Falkor

      Panelist     Classroom Resources       Science Standards   Recorded Event The deep sea is home to a variety of understudied, otherworldly ecosystems that are in need of human understanding if they are to have any protection from encroaching deep sea fishing and mining activities. These systems support the global marine environment through habitat creation, nutrient cycling, and maintenance of biodiversity.…