August 31, 2016 - Empowering our younger generation by providing them with the tools and knowledge to reach their full potential is important for the growth of our communities. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recognized this and developed opportunities for youth to participate in the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016.
August 24, 2016 - Sea level rise is accelerating. In the past 20 years it has risen twice the average speed of the preceding 80 years, according to the National Geographic. As we observe rising sea levels each year, we must also face the detrimental impacts this will have on our shorelines.
August 18, 2016 - Air pollution is not only an environmental problem, but also a humanitarian one. According to the World Health Organization, outdoor air pollution kills
3.3 million people per year. To put this into perspective, the United Nations found that AIDS and malaria kills 2.3 million people per year, making outdoor air pollution deadlier than AIDS and malaria combined.
August 11, 2016 - Here at Oceanit, we like to refer to our Design Thinking process as thinking like a child — being creative, low risk for mistakes, and the idea that anything is possible. What we sometimes forget to share is that we also like to have fun.
August 9, 2016 - In an evolving world where coastal sustainability is becoming more critical, artificial reefs (man-made submerged structural environments) are key to creating new habitats; ecosystems; and species diversity for various marine life, including fish, lobster, corals, and other aquatic creatures. They are also an important tool used by fisheries managers to support and enrich areas for fishing and recreation.