The Ocean Memory Project: An Exploration of the Intersection of Ocean and Memory | Ocean Decade Show!

June 30, 2022

How to create a multilingual ocean culture with ocean memory

This month Taylor is joined by artist Daniel Kohn and marine scientist/musician Heather Spence, two of the co-leaders of The Ocean Memory Project, a collaborative network of researchers from across the Sciences, Arts and Humanities dedicated to exploring the intersection of Ocean and Memory. In addition to discussing the importance of incorporating the arts throughout the Ocean Decade, Taylor, Heather and Daniel dive deep into the Ocean Decade process and design in an effort to answer the question "how can the global ocean community make sure we're building an inclusive and transformative initiative?" To learn more about Heather and Daniel's work, and the work of the rest of The Ocean Memory Project, visit

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Taylor Goelz

"Taylor Goelz is a marine social scientist and collaborative policy wonk who has spent the last year helping the United States prepare for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030). Her background and expertise spans the realm of marine resources management, from participatory decision making processes for oyster management to finance mechanisms for coastal resilience. She's passionate about finding unique approaches and solutions to common problems, creating novel partnerships, and gluten free chocolate cake - not necessarily in any particular order."