Activating the next wave of ocean leaders through the arts, science, and advocacy

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Creativity in Conservation

Each year the Ocean Awareness Contest challenges teens from around the world to explore human impacts on our ocean’s health through Art, Poetry, Prose, Film, and Music.

Making Waves Through the Arts

Our programs inspire ocean conservation through creative investigating and making. We believe art is a powerful way to explore issues impacting our oceans, connect more deeply with nature, and bring communities together to care for our blue planet.
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Meet the Terrific Teens with Pollution Solutions!

April 8, 2018

Greenpeace USA: Youth are inheriting a world filled with problems that they did not create. Luckily, some are using this...

An Online Art Competition Builds Young Ocean Advocates

April 5, 2018

Alaska Fish Radio: A worldwide creative arts challenge focusing on our oceans is happening now. 2018 marks the seventh year...

Redhill School Art Students Impress the Judges

February 21, 2018

Sandton Chronicle: Redhill High School’s art students, Claire Donnelly and Grace Alter, recently took home merit award and a bronze award...


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Cambridge, MA
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Boston, MA
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Blue Brasher-Rues
Age 14, Arkansas

“This program taught me that I can do anything. There is no better feeling than to feel passionate about something and then go out and do something about it… I am ecstatic to know that I can do anything I set my mind to! And I want everyone in my generation to know that they can, too.”