March 2014

Two fish with one hook: Conservation action at World Oceans Day Events

World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is an international day to celebrate the ocean and take action to protect it. As we approach the most fun (and hectic!) planning period for the celebration, let's take a look back at how some informal science education centers incorporated conservation action into their events.

Poll: Red or blue, regulate CO2

Climate change can be a politically tricky issue, but new results from a national survey conducted in late 2013 by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason Center for Climate Change research, show strong support for action among Americans of every political orientation. A whopping  83% of Americans say “the U.S.