Zaza the Mermaid is created by the Marine Foundation as a creative and action based tool for our children to engage in the wonders of our oceans as well as the issues the seas face.
The Marine Foundation believes a creative approach is a powerful way to engage people in sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Founders of the living sculpture in the sea we have created a global community and offer our underwater art installations as public works of art that support local conservation programs and the communities that depend on them. Created using innovative artificial reef and coral gardening methodology. The sculptures provide habit for marine life and an action based communication tool to spread a positive story about the conservation of our oceans,
The Arts do not show people what to do, yet engaging with a good work of art or story can connect you to your senses, body, and mind. It can make the world felt. The Science with art helps us comprehend the complexity of the environmental issues we face.
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." Einstein calls on us to create our problems rationally, and solve them creatively.
Children today face growing up in a world threatened by a multitude of environmental issues. This can be overwhelming and frightening. Our children will inherit this planet earth from their parents and it is vital that they grow up feeling there is hope. Zaza the mermaid enables positive learning and active participation.