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Our focus is the ocean. And our community is every one of us who depends upon her.
The ocean transcends all geographic boundaries, and is responsible for producing at least every second breath we take. The ocean covers 71% of the planet. For nearly 20 years now, we’ve strived to bridge a philanthropy gap – which has historically given the ocean only 7% of environmental grantmaking, and ultimately, less than 1% of all philanthropy – to support the communities that need this funding for marine science and conservation the most. We were founded to help change this less than favorable ratio.
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Marine Debris Foundation kicked off their first Board meeting on June 14, 2022. The meeting introduced the members that will help steer the Foundation.
For the last decade, The Ocean Foundation has been engaged in support of non-governmental organizations on deep seabed mining.
Credit Suisse’s Pioneers of Progress features outstanding sustainability shapers who are helping to solve the world’s big challenges. We were featured in an episode with our president Mark J. Spalding.
Club Med is proud to announce new initiatives that will accelerate their ongoing sustainability efforts.
Mijenta’s donation will benefit The Ocean Foundation’s work supporting underserved island and coastal communities.
U.S. Plastics Pact Delivers on Commitment to Transparency and Using a Data-Driven Approach to Build a Circular Economy, by Publishing its “2020 Baseline Report”.
This in-depth discussion occurred during The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2022 Annual Meeting.