What is Chowder?
CHOWDER is the companion to the TV documentary, Ocean Voices.
CHOWDER is a serious game. You will find a diverse variety of surprises related to the world ocean and its creatures. What surprises? That is up to you. We will guide you but in the end, your choices will determine what kind of chowder you make. You are the cook.
Others will cook up chowder that will be different from yours. You will see how your chowder compares to theirs.
This is where things can get serious. Your chowder needs to be balanced just as our approach to the ocean and its creatures need to be balanced. If it isn’t, the chowder will not be any good and you will know it. You may want to try again, and again, as your choices change.
How Does Chowder Work?
1) Pick ingredients from the recipe cards
Choose your ingredients from the three pillars of sustainability in the recipe box: Environment, Economy or Culture. Your choices will be added to your own unique chowder recipe.
2) Balance your chowder, balance the oceans
Strike a balance amongst the three pillars of sustainability: Environment, Economy and Culture. So far, the world has not found this balance. The perfect chowder does not yet exist.
3) Taste your chowder and see how it compares
When 5 ingredients have been added to your chowder, your recipe will be taste-tested by our expert chowder aficionado algorithm and ranked amongst the others who have graced the CHOWDER kitchen before you. You are not an island and the oceans are not divided: we are all important parts of the ocean ecosystem.
Want a Voice on Chowder?
The ocean is an accumulation of everyday activity. We must approach ocean issues together. Our goal with CHOWDER is to expand the conversation and the community. We are looking for captivating and insightful stories to help CHOWDER be the most engaging and accessible entry to ocean issues.
Contact Us if you have something to say and would like to be included in CHOWDER.
MMMM... Fresh Chowder
CHOWDER is going to be updating with new content and experiences over time. Make sure you don't miss a thing!
CHOWDER was created by Nexus Media and Lukas Steinman, with support from the CMF and iChannel.