Ocean Health Index

Founding Year: 2011

Staff: 4


Ben Halpern (Lead Scientist)

It is a “tool for the ongoing assessment of ocean health”, which helps to “inform decisions about how to use or protect marine ecosystems” by “providing a means to advance comprehensive ocean policy and compare future progress.” The collaborative effort is “made possible through contributions from more than 65 scientists/ocean experts and partnerships between organizations including the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Sea Around Us, Conservation International, National Geographic, and the New England Aquarium.”



Ocean Health Index contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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