Do you want to learn more about an emerging ocean issue but don’t know where to start? Our Knowledge Hub is here to help.
We strive to enhance the generation and dissemination of up-to-date, objective and accurate knowledge and information on ocean issues. As a community foundation, we provide this Knowledge Hub as a free resource. When possible, we also work to provide rapid response research to catalyze action on urgent ocean issues.
The Ocean Foundation has maintained an active voice in a wide variety of ocean issues. As a result of being a trusted consultant, facilitator, researcher, and collaborator, we are proud to be able to provide the public a thorough collection of key publications that have guided our work.
Our research page provides carefully curated and annotated bibliographies from our thorough review of publications and other resources on key ocean topics.
While the concept of the Blue Economy continues to change and adapt, economic development in the ocean and coastal communities can be designed to serve as a basis for sustainable development around the world.
Underwater Cultural Heritage
We are all connected by the ocean. We depend on it for food, recreation and many livelihoods.
Plastic in the Ocean
Plastic, the most common form of persistent marine debris, is one of the most pressing issues in marine ecosystems.
Our publications page provides materials authored or co-authored by The Ocean Foundation on key ocean topics.
Blue Tech Clusters of America
The Ocean Foundation and SustainaMetrix developed a story map that shows the current depth and importance of the blue economy to America.
Marine Educator Needs Assessment: Summary Report
We conducted a community needs assessment to reveal opportunities to support marine educators.
Read the Ocean Foundation’s annual reports from each fiscal year. These reports provide a comprehensive guide to the Foundation’s activities and financial performance throughout these years.