https://seashepherd.org/
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Founding Year: 1981

Staff: 68

Budget: $ 6m

Paul Watson (Founder & President)

Is an international nonprofit organization comprising “thousands of volunteers working on the decks of ships and operating all around the planet.” It “exposes, intercepts, and opposes illegal operations that damage and destroy marine wildlife and habitats” by “providing ships, equipment, technical advice, and consultation to multiple partners around the world.” SSCS operates “within the boundaries of practicality and adheres to the guidelines defined by international and domestic law” in its efforts to “defend life and diversity in the oceans” and enforce the upholding of existing laws designed to protect them.

Projects:

 

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


  Organization Type

  Geographic Foci

 Subjects

Related Content

Our world is amid multiple crises, aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.  This includes a crisis in education and learning, notably at K-12 levels, where many…

At the United Nations’ biodiversity summit in September 2020, political leaders from over 90 countries, including the European Union, agreed to commit to halting biodiversity loss by 2030. This represents…

A project from the National Geographic Explorer in Residence Enric Sala comprising scientists, explorers, economists, educators, filmmakers, communication strategists, operations specialists, and policy experts. Works for establishing marine protected areas—the…