Founded in 2001, it is the largest international group focused solely on ocean conservation. Global offices work together on a limited number of strategic, directed campaigns to achieve measurable outcomes to help return our oceans to former levels of abundance, Believing in the importance of science in identifying problems and solutions, scientists lead a team of economists, lawyers, and advocates focused on achieving tangible results for the oceans. Saving the oceans may take decades, but each campaign aims to accomplish an important milestone in that effort within two to five years.
URBAN OCEAN LAB:
This nonprofit functions as a think-tank to cultivate a rigorous, creative, and practical climate and ocean policy for the future of coastal cities. The organization harnesses collective wisdom to envision and design targeted solutions for the future of coastal cities, which drive the development of policy frameworks and catalyze legislative change. It looks at several relevant issues, including coastal ecosystems, sea-level rise, renewable energy, infrastructure, and education.