Youth Stepping Up for the World’s Coral Reefs

Kudos to Ocean Matters teen Alan N., 16 from Seattle, WA who arranged for his high school to see Chasing Coral last week, after attending our Hawai’i project this spring with the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) where part of the movie was filmed. Alan (left) helping Anders out of the muck on Oahu, […] Read More

Why Utila?

by Laura Parker Roerden Ocean Matters Marine Science through Service Learning Programs match young people with endangered marine ecosystems where they can make a real difference. We first brought high school-aged students to Utila, a small island off the mainland of Honduras, in 2016 for a project to address the lionfish invasion, which is decimating […] Read More

Living in the Moment

by Kristen Beidelman, age 17, Holliston, Massachusetts This is Kristen Beidelman’s video of her experience on our 2017 Pacific Program at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology on Oahu, Hawai’i. Let us tell you more about Ocean Matters and our marine conservation through service adventures. Read More