TOF Initiative

Plastic Trash on Beach

Redesigning Plastics Initiative

The Problem  Plastic can be found in thousands of products as a solution to basic engineering and technical challenges (lighter components in vehicles, planes, vessels, and packaging to reduce energy …

Aquaculture

Sustainable Aquaculture

Sustainable aquaculture could be the key to feeding our growing population. Currently, 42% of the seafood we consume is farmed, but there are no regulations that constitute what “good” aquaculture …

Scientist at our Ocean Acidification Monitoring Workshop in Fiji collecting water samples

International Ocean Acidification Initiative

Across the globe, seawater chemistry is changing faster than at any time in earth’s history. As increased carbon dioxide emissions dissolve into the ocean, its chemical makeup is altered, becoming …

Blue Resilience Initiative

The increasingly severe effects of climate change on coastal communities is resulting in recurring and widespread loss of property and human lives. The devastation inflicted by strengthening storm events and …

Ocean waves crashing on shore

Research and Development for the 71%

The ocean covers 71% of the Earth’s surface.  Ocean resources are shared and relied upon by all. Inherited jointly and freely, the ocean, coasts and marine ecosystems are held in …