The Okeanos Explorer 2013 field season is over and the ship is in port. Stay tuned for more exploration in 2014! Check out their video playlist for archive highlights of past trips.
Dr. Sylvia Earle is one of the world's leading figures in the pursuit for a sustainable ocean. Her career has exemplified her commit to ocean research, active communication, and public advocacy.
Through her speaking engagements, steadfast efforts, research, and writings, Dr. Earl works to create vast marine protected areas worldwide and to expand marine research programs. In this episode of WOR, Peter Neill discusses her work for conservation, public awareness, and a special "HOPE spot" in Antarctica.
Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.
Ocean Health Index
A weekly feature to highlight, by country, the goals and components of the Ocean Health Index which measures and scores ocean health from 0-100.
How Does Your Country's Score Compare?
Did You Know?
People rely on the ocean to provide jobs with steady wages and stable economies for coastal communities worldwide. The jobs and revenue produced from marine-related industries directly benefit those who are employed, but also have substantial indirect value for community identity, tax revenue, and other related economic and social impacts of a stable coastal economy. (source: OHI)