Atlantic White Shark Conservancy supports scientific research, improves public safety, educates the community, and inspires the conservation of Atlantic white sharks. Our vision is to increase knowledge of Atlantic white sharks and change public perception to conserve the species and ensure biologically diverse marine ecosystems.
Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association (GOMMEA) is one of the region's oldest and most active marine education groups. From marine biology to historical ecology, GOMMEA seeks to integrate and understand the many facets of our human connection to our ocean planet. Its membership includes teachers, students, professors, informal educators and researchers from many backgrounds. GOMMEA provides lectures, workshops, quarterly newsletters, and other resources for its members.
Mass Poetry brings poetry to the people of Massachusetts, particularly audiences who do not traditionally interact with it. Our goals are to support poets and poetry in Massachusetts, to build new audiences for poetry, and to make poetry more accessible for those who need it most -- often those who have the least access to it.
Massachusetts Marine Educators (MME) is a dynamic, grass roots organization of teachers, informal educators, students, educational institutions, and others. Its goal is to develop a marine literate society and promote awareness of the ocean world by integrating marine studies into existing curricula. MME cooperates with other educational organizations to advance the cause of marine education on the local, state, and national levels.
National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) is an organization of classroom teachers, informal educators, university professors, scientists, and more from around the world working together to advance the understanding and protection of our freshwater and marine ecosystems. From scientists working in the deep sea to students studying underwater archeology in the Great Lakes, NMEA members are dedicated to making known the world of water, both fresh and salt.
National Sciences Ocean Bowl (NOSB) is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic competition that provides a forum for talented students to test their knowledge of the marine sciences including biology, chemistry, physics, and geology. NOSB's mission is to enrich science teaching and learning across the United States through this high-profile national competition that increases high school students’ knowledge of the oceans and enhances public understanding and stewardship of the oceans.
PangeaSeed is an international organization who collaborations with members of the art, science, and environmental acitivist communities. PangeaSeed is dedicated to raising public awareness and education surrounding the conservation and preservation of sharks and other marine species in peril.
Seacoast Science Center, located in historic Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, NH is a flagship institution in the region's cultural economy. A popular destination for families and students to learn about coastal environmental history, the Center creates connections to nature through personal learning experiences in the natural sciences. The Center's mission is met by providing engaging and interactive programs and exhibits. Each year, over 70,000 people visit the Center, 15,000 of whom are students from throughout New England.
Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine, is dedicated marine science education, outreach, and research, and has been since 1966. SML offers undergraduates and high school students a unique opportunity to study marine science in the field with exceptional faculty from institutions throughout North America.
Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii inspires local communities to care for their coastlines through hands-on beach cleanups. SCH recruits and trains volunteers, educates schools and community groups on solutions for reducing plastic pollution, and collaborates with like-minded partners to create inventive ways to combine community service, education, and most importantly…fun.
Youth Ocean Conservation Summit, launched in 2011 and held annually at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL, as well as satellite locations across the United States, provides youth participants of all ages the opportunity to learn from marine scientists and conservationists about current threats facing marine ecosystems, both locally and globally.