ST. PETERSBURG, FL – “This award is a wonderful validation of the Guardians of the Gulf program,” said project leader Kristen Kusek, science communication strategist at USF College of Marine Science. “Challenges of coastal resiliency are not on their way; they are here. We are proud to launch this program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast so we can that educate kids about the challenges and opportunities facing our precious coast, while also empowering them toward action.”
New CMS Outreach Program Wins Smart Cities Award
Our blue planet faces a suite of challenges and opportunities for understanding and innovation. Our mission is to advance understanding of the interconnectivity of ocean systems and human-ocean interactions using a cross-disciplinary approach, to empower the next workforce of the blue economy with a world-class education experience, and to share our passion for a healthy environment and science-informed decision-making with community audiences near and far.