UNESCO Green Citizens: Ocean Creature Feature
Ocean Creature Feature is our 10-part series where we highlighted some rarely-talked about marine creatures discovered in our oceans. The videos were created with our younger ocean heroes in mind but proved to be popular amongst people of all ages. but is suitable for everyone! This series was selected for the UNESCO Green Citizens initiative and is one of a hundred projects that is featured on the platform.
Oceanswell’s COVID-19 and fisheries project for Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life
Nadiya Azmy and Arpana Giritharan, our project leads on the COVID-19 and fisheries project, wrote a blog on their work for the New England Aquarium Marine Conservation Action Fund, which supported the research. The post is available in English, Sinhala and Tamil to ensure that everyone has access.
UNESCO Green Citizens: Tiny Desk Adventures
Tiny Desk Adventures, which featured explorers and scientists from around the world, was created to showcase careers in the marine space that are diverse and exciting. Through this series we were able to bring their adventures to everyone at home, during a time when we could no longer see and experience the wonders of our oceans (during lockdown!). This series was selected for the UNESCO Green Citizens initiative and is one of a hundred projects that is featured on the platform.
Shipwrecks, scurvy and knife handle DNA: the story of Steller’s sea cow by Maia D’Souza
A stunning visual story created by one of our team members, Maia D’Souza, on the Stellar’s sea cow, a relative of the dugong. The story details how the Stellar’s sea cow was first discovered and how it went extinct.