Mark J. Spalding
Generating Finance for Blue Economy Transition
On the heels of G20’s Third Working Group, our president was an author in the policy brief, “Generating Finance for Blue Economy Transition”.
Whale Strandings and the Need for Long-Term Solutions
Mark J. Spalding discusses recent whale strandings and the need to invest in ensuring all human activities stop threatening ocean life.
Looking Back to Move Forward: 2022 UN Ocean Conference
After the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, we hope to see continued progress toward ensuring the voices of those with the power to make change, and those who are most affected by climate change and ocean destruction, are heard.
Investment Opportunities in the Blue Economy
In conjunction with World Ocean Day, Mark J. Spalding guest authored for Rockefeller Asset Management’s latest edition of their “Engaging Ideas” commentary series.
The Humanitarian Response is the Healthy Ocean Response
Acting to address climate change and the illegal war of conquest by Russia against the Ukraine
Revisiting the Beauty, Heritage, and Community of Loreto
Activities around Keep Loreto Magical continue to thrive, with ever more opportunities to help the community and its natural resources.
The Ocean Foundation’s statement on the 6th IPCC Report
The 6th IPCC Report was released with some fanfare on August 6th — confirming what we know, and yet offering some hope if we are willing to act locally, regionally and globally.
Steps to Sustainable Shipping
As ocean-based trade increases, so too does its environmental footprint. We need to move toward more sustainable transportation to protect the marine environment.
The Ocean Sent Up Smoke Signals Last Week. Let’s Listen.
On July 2, a gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico led to a fire in the ocean, a reminder of how delicate our ecosystem is. To keep the sea healthy, we need to listen to its calls.
Key Ocean Takeaways of Rockefeller Asset Management’s Sustainable Investing Annual Report
On April 20, Rockefeller Asset Management (RAM) released their 2020 Sustainable Investing Annual Report detailing their sustainable investing objectives. View some key takeaways.
Our Comments on the Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad
In response to the recent Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, NOAA has been instructed to collect recommendations on how to make fisheries and protected resources more resilient to climate change. We at The Ocean Foundation welcome the opportunity to respond.
Marine Science is Real (Part Two of Two)
The ocean covers more than 71% of the planet, and you don’t have to dig very far to find out just how much we haven’t explored, don’t understand, and need to know to improve the human relationship with our planet’s life support system.