Founding Year: 2001

Staff: 200

Budget: $42m

Andrew Sharpless (CEO)

A nonprofit ocean conservation organization dedicated to conducting “its own scientific research in addition to making policy recommendations, lobbying for specific legislation, and filing and litigating lawsuits” to preserve and restore the oceans. It seeks to “make our oceans more biodiverse and abundant by winning policy victories in the countries that govern much of the world’s marine life.”




Oceana contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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