Ocean Conservancy

Founding Year: 1972

Staff: 141

Budget: $30m

Janis Searles Jones (CEO)

Seeks to bring people together to find science-based solutions to defend the ocean and its wildlife, and the millions who earn their living from the ocean. Since it’s founding, it has shifted to a ecosystem-based approach and it was one of the first “environmental organizations to engage industries in conservation.”



Ocean Conservancy contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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