City of Ashes

This poem by Team Ocean Teen Leader Connor Webb, 17, about his experience doing coral restoration in our Florida Marine Ecology Expedition project, resounds as we think about making meaning from rubble and ashes on the anniversary of 9/11 while wildfires rage. 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