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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Our focus is the ocean. And our community is every one of us who depends on it.
The ocean transcends all geographic boundaries, is responsible for producing at least every second breath we take, and covers 71% of the earth’s surface. For over 20 years, 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.
New Analysis: Business Case for Deep Sea Mining – Highly Complicated and Widely Unproven – Doesn’t Add Up
Report finds extracting nodules lodged in the ocean floor is rife with technical challenges and overlooks rise of innovations that would eliminate need for deep-seabed mining; warns investors to think …
Golden Acre has been partnered with The Ocean Foundation since 2021 and is proud to support their mangrove and seagrass restoration projects. The project work that The Ocean Foundation is …
Companies operating under a variety of names are illegally using the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s turtle tracking maps to sell products.
Background In 2021, the United States established a new multi-agency partnership to foster small island leadership in combating the climate crisis and promoting resilience in ways that reflect their unique …
TOF’s Senior Advisor on Ocean Heritage Ole Varmer joined project partners from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation to discuss the ins and outs of shipwrecks and oil pollution on this recent GreenSeas podcast with TradeWinds.
Pacific Islands Collaboration and Learning Grants to Strengthen Ocean Acidification Research Capacity
The Ocean Foundation is pleased to announce a grant opportunity to support researchers in the Pacific Islands who are working on ocean acidification to gain additional practical experience and knowledge that advances their research abilities.