Free Educational Materials from Jean-Michel Cousteau

The PBS series Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures offers educational materials are free and are available on the  websiteWhile you’re there, be sure to check out the short web-only videos made specifically for educational use and their accompanying lesson plans.

Pro Bono Legal Services for Nonprofits in Massachusetts

The Lawyers Clearinghouse offers pro bono legal services and workshops to nonprofits and groups seeking nonprofit status in Massachusetts. The Clearinghouse has served as the model used by bar sponsored pro bono groups throughout the country in establishing similar programs, including the District of Columbia, Rhode Island, and Maryland. In 1991, the Clearinghouse received the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Partnership Award.

Podcast from COSEE-NOW

Listen to the latest Ocean Gazing podcast from COSEE-Networked Ocean World.  Autosubs look like giant yellow torpedoes.  They cruise the ocean silently.  But they’re watching, listening, probing, and measuring everything as they go. Autonomous, enormous, ingenious – visit Ocean Gazing

Project Associate, Great Lakes Region

Great Lakes Research Consortium has an opening for a Project Staff Assistant or Associate to assist the Executive Director in the overall administration of Great Lakes Research Consortium (GLRC).  Duties include the organizing and facilitating all GLRC programs and events including the annual conference, seminar series, and publication of the GLRC newsletter, annual report and directory.  The project assistant or associate also serves as liaison to the New York Great Lakes Basin Advisory Council and helps administer the New York Great Lakes Protection Fund small grants program.   Interested candidates should submit their materials by August 24, 2009 for optimal consideration.  Employment application is required to be submitted on-line at and must attach a cover letter and resume; candidates are also encouraged to include short (1-2 page) examples of publication layout or outreach materials that they have created.  The GLRC office can be contacted directly at or at 315-470-6720.

Campaign Associate, Federal Fisheries Policy Reform Project, Washington DC

The Pew Charitable Trusts seeks a campaign associate for its Federal Fisheries Reform Project.   The campaign associate will provide the information and research assistance necessary to design and carry out the campaign strategy. This position reports to the director of the Federal Fisheries Policy Reform Project and is located in Washington, DC.  The idea candidate will have 1 to 3 years of experience in environmental and public policy. An advanced degree and expertise in marine issues is strongly preferred.  The successful candidate should have excellent written and oral communications skills; a detail and results-oriented style with a focus on process and achievement; demonstrated strong analytical skills, including an ability to synthesize large amounts of information and to focus quickly on the essence of an issue; and experience with media and other communications strategies to deliver policy recommendations and/or scientific findings to policy makers and the public desired. More information visit Pew Trusts