We partner with governments to help them improve livelihoods and protect ocean resources by implementing sustainable ocean plans.
THE OCEANS ARE DYING.
66% of the world's seafood is overfished.
UN Food and Agricultural Organization 2015
By 2050 it is predicted that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
50% of the worlds'
coral reefs have been lost in the last 30 years.
World Economic Forum 2016
...yet less than 4% of the ocean is protected
PROTECT 30% OF THE WORLDS' OCEANS
Science shows that protecting at least 30%
of the ocean is critical for recovery
-University of York, 2017
There is no choice of economy or environment, systems work when decisions are made for the economy AND
"No one person, no one entity can save the oceans, but if we work together, we pool our resources, this is a problem we can fix."
-Ted Waitt, Founder & Chairman of Waitt Foundation
OVERFISHING REMAINS THE BIGGEST FIXABLE THREAT OF OUR TIME
HOW We Help
Our objective is to assist the growth of sustainable Blue Economies through Marine Reserves and Marine Spatial Planning.
SQ. MILES OF OCEAN PROTECTED
DONATED TO OCEAN CONSERVATION
We partner with governments across the globe to help them achieve their own ocean prosperity & sustainability goals.
GRANTS & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
We support innovative ocean conservation through grants big and small.
We perform and fund cutting edge research and have an open source policy with all of our data.
GET IN TOUCH
Are you a representative of a country or government who needs help protecting your ocean resources? Reach out now.