Education Program Host, Florida

Dolphin  Research Centeris looking to fill a position teaching the public about dolphins and ocean conservation.  The job opening is in the  Education Department as a Program Host, narrating live-action, ever-changing presentations of DRC’s dolphins and sea lions.  This is a full-time position. Week-end and evening hours are required. For more information contact

Environmental Education Program Director

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is looking for a highly qualified candidate to fill the Environmental Education Program Director position.  The Program Director reports directly to the president and is responsible for overall leadership of  VINS’ environmental education programs.  The Program Director ensures that all VINS’ education programs are high-quality, innovative, exciting, and financially sustainable.  VINS’ environmental education programs include programs for children, adults, citizen scientists, and professional educators.  The programs are based on current science and delivered in schools, camps, and communities throughout Vermont and New Hampshire, and at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont.  In addition to leading the development and delivery of programs, the Program Director oversees the design and management of exhibits at the VINS Nature Center, as well as the care of VINS’ collection of wild birds and other live animals featured in programs and exhibits.
Details online.

Follow a Deep Sea Drilling Expedition

The CHIKYU HAKKEN website is the information portal about the Deep Sea Drilling Vessel CHIKYU. Find out about the expedition currently underway, and follow researchers on the daily report. The site is maintained by the Center for Deep Earth Exploration, a center of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology. Visit the For Educators page.

Sand for Students

Sand for Students is an education outreach program of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) in which students themselves collect sand from nearby rivers and seashores, to build a worldwide sand database. Visit Sand for Students.

Welcome to NEwswave

NEwswave is the NEOSEC blog.

NEOSEC (New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative) is a collaboration among a range of institutions from across the region, including museums and aquaria, universities, and research institutions.  We recognize that understanding the ocean is integral to comprehending the Earth’s systems and our own life on this planet, and have identified ocean science literacy as a key goal for all of New England.  Visit NEOSEC online.

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Lecture at Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Join the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) and the Census of Marine Life (CoML) for an ongoing public lecture series, Sea State 4.0.  On June 11, Tom Trott of Suffolk University presents Where Land Meets Sea: Diversity Along our Shores.
Science lectures: 2-3:00 pm, Public lectures: 7-8:00 pm.
Visit the GMRI Sea State 4.0 website.

World Ocean Day Podcast

World Ocean Day is June 8

The Thank You Ocean Report podcast features The Ocean Project’s Bill Mott, who discusses the history of World Ocean Day and describes some of the events you can participate in on June 8.  Listen to the podcast