Science Without Borders®

Science Without Borders®

Science Without Borders® is the overarching theme of the Foundation. It guides all of our work as we pursue our mission to preserve, protect and restore the world's oceans and aquatic resources.

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    • Our Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum is a great resource for students and teachers. Filled with lesson plans, videos, and interactive learning exercises, our education portal engages and inspires students to learn about coral reefs and to become stewards of this vital ecosystem.

    • The application period for the 2021 Science Without Borders® Challenge is now closed. This annual art contest encourages students to be creative while learning about important ocean science and conservation issues. The competition is open to middle and high school students 11-19 years old, with prizes of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.

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    It's time to apply to the Science Without Borders® Challenge! This international art contest teaches students about important ocean issues and engages them in ocean conservation.The theme for the 10th annual Science without Borders® Challenge is “Ridge to Reef.” Middle and high school students 11-19 years old are encouraged to submit a piece of art that illustrates one or more actions that governments, non-profits, park managers, and indigenous communities can take to preserve coral reefs using a ridge to reef approach to conservation. If you want to learn more about the contest, we are holding virtual Q&A sessions on January 20th & 26th. Join us for one of these sessions to have all of your questions answered about the contest, hear directly from some of the judges about what types of art we are looking for, and what you can do to increase your chance of success.Learn more and sign up here: https://www.livingoceansfoundation.org/education/science-without-borders-challenge/ ... See MoreSee Less

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    Happy Thanksgiving!This year, we are thankful for healthy oceans. The oceans help regulate our climate by sequestering massive amounts of heat and carbon. They produce half of the oxygen we breathe. And, they provide food for millions of people around the world. This Thanksgiving, take a minute to thank the oceans for everything they do for you. #ThankYouOcean and have a #HappyThanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less

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    Climate change is affecting oceans globally, but many believe coral reefs are the world’s “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to irreversible damage resulting from climate impacts. We observed some signs of the impact #climatechange is already having on #coralreefs while on the #globalreefexpedition, including #coralbleaching and #oceanacidification. Our Marine Ecologist, Renee Carlton (pictured here swimming above a bleaching reef in the Chagos Archipelago), talks about what we found in our latest blog: https://livingoceansfoundation.org/findings-from-the-global-reef-expedition-swift-action-is-needed-t… ... See MoreSee Less

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