OMG partnered with CITES to participate in their World Wildlife Day event. We hosted several school outreach programs which allowed students to learn about pangolins and express their thoughts via art. CITES invited Carter to come and address the UN in New York during the event and to help the UN and all it’s members […]
To commemorate the 2017 World Pangolin Day, Olivia and Carter teamed up with renowned Asian pangolin expert and acclaimed artist Louise Fletcher from the UK and launched their year-long Pangolin Awareness Art Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to use education as a vehicle for change by educating as many people around the world […]
Since starting OMG back in 2009, Olivia and Carter have established three main divisions within their organization. The first being obviously their Animal Conservation Division which focuses on creating awareness campaigns about endangered species both local and around the world. The second division is their Environmental Conservation Division which focuses on creating environmental awareness and […]
Who is TED you say? Well TED is not a person but a nifty device invented to help save sea turtles from getting caught in shrimping nets and drowning. TED stands for Turtle Excluder Device and it is probably one of the sea turtles best friends in the world. What’s a Turtle Excluder Device (TED)? […]
On the first day our two young founders attended the opening ceremonies and even gave a full presentation to the entire student body along with faculty and staff. The main message they have for the students is to show everyone that “Anybody Can Make A Difference”.
OMG Delivers Keynote Speech at 26th Annual ANCA (Association of Nature Center Administrators) Summit
Carter and Olivia’s presentation was one of the best moments in a conference filled with highlights. Their speech and it’s very important message was delivered with confidence, insight and humor-laced style that went well beyond their years.
Did you know that BOEM’s (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) draft 5-year program estimates that only 550 million barrels of oil are available off the South Atlantic Coast? Why should we be drilling for oil when we know how limited the supply is off our waters. Haven’t we had enough of the oil industries “Drill, Spill and Repeat” practices?
Recently our friends at Eco Sense for Living accompanied Olivia and Carter as they executed their first ever 1,000,000 Footprints to Save Africa Campaign here in the USA.
Did you know that over 1-million birds and over 100,000 marine animals die each year from ingesting plastic. Sea Turtles and Sea Birds often mistake plastic bags floating in the oceans and on the beaches as jellyfish and end up dying from eating them. When we learned these facts and many more, we decided to launch our “Plastic Awareness Coalition”.
OMG has partnered with the folks at TerraMar and Jason Learning in an effort to ensure our curriculum is made available to the largest student audience possible.
Today one of our special board members received recognition for all of her hard work and volunteer hours within her community so we wanted to take a minute to share this great moment with you and to tell her that we too are extremely proud of all her work, and for her commitment to everything she does for us here at OMG.