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This blog is primarily geared toward staff at the zoos, aquariums, museums (ZAMs), and other conservation education organizations that are part of our growing global network. We aim to provide you with cutting edge, challenging, and creative information, ideas, and tools to become as effective as possible at communicating about and for conservation with your visitors and the public.

See our ongoing communications research, or join our growing network, at The Ocean Project's website.

October 5, 2009

The Ocean Picture Of the Day

Due to the overwhelming success of both the Earth Science Picture of the Day (ESPOD) and Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) daily picture sites, The Ocean Project has rolled out the Ocean Picture of the Day (OPOD), available to you since September 1, 2009.

While the ESPOD and APOD sites connect us to scientific principles that indirectly bring out the awe in our respect for planet Earth and space, the OPOD is a place for world citizens to proclaim love for our world's shared ocean. Why don't you submit an ocean-related (or Great Lakes related) photo and tag the emotion that came along with participating in that photo shoot. The Ocean Project staff will contact you via the e-mail address you provide to let you know when your picture has been selected.

We can all be mindful of the ocean so we can consider its conservation more often in our day-to-day lives. Images have amazing power to stir individuals to action and by participating in the OPOD service, you can tell part of your story. Share your favorite ocean image to help remind everyone of why it's important to protect and conserve our oceans and coasts.


  1. Sounds like a great idea and I for one will try and contribute something!

    But what would be even nicer would be if you could put these into a google blogger gadget so we could incorporate them into our blogs... with a link to the Ocean Project. ;o)

  2. Hey CrazyCris!

    I am at a conference this week but as technical director of The Ocean Project, I definitely agree with you and will have a widget for you by the end of next week! Thanks so much for showing your enthusiasm. I assume you've submitted a photo?!