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Date:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Author: 252

Dr. Andrew E. Derocher, of the University of Alberta, is a grantee of TOF's Polar Seas Initiative which is supported by individual donors and corporate partners such as que Bottle. We caught up with Dr.

Tags:
Polar Seas, Protecting Species of Concern, Research
News
Date:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Author: 252

14 January 2019  (NEWPORT, RI) - 11th Hour Racing today announced eight grantees, representing a variety of organizations and projects in the U.S. and the U.K. Funded by The Schmidt Family Foundation, 11th Hour Racing’s grant program is committed to mobilizing sailing, marine, and coastal communities to create systemic change for the health of our oceans.

11th Hour Racing funds projects that advance one or more of the following focus areas:

Tags:
Protecting Species of Concern
Blog
Date:
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Author: 252

Is your sunscreen killing coral reefs?  The likely answer, unless you are already sunscreen- reef savvy, is yes.  After decades of research to develop the most effective sunscreens, it turns out that the chemicals best designed to protect you from a heavy dose of burning rays and potential skin cancer are toxic to coral reefs.  Just a small amount of certain chemicals is enough to cause corals to bleach, losing their symbiotic algal energy source and become more susceptible to viral infections.    

Tags:
Protecting Species of Concern, Coral Reefs
News
Date:
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Author: 252
PRESS RELEASE 
 
New Report Shows Most Countries are Falling Short on Commitments to Protect Sharks and Rays Conservationists Highlight Shortcomings at Convention on Migratory Species Shark Meetings 
 
Tags:
Protecting Species of Concern, Sharks
News
Date:
Monday, November 26, 2018
Author: 252

Complementarity with existing Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Institutions 

A panel on The BBNJ Process

George Washington University
10 November 2018


The Ocean Foundation is very interested in the conservation of the high seas and how activities are managed. I sit on the Sargasso Sea Commission, we host the High Seas Alliance and the Pew-High Seas fund. And, we are actively participating in the Aspen Institute High Seas Initiative.

Tags:
High Seas, Conserving Marine Habitats and Special Places
News
Date:
Monday, November 26, 2018
Author: 8

November 26, 2018

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: 
Jarrod Curry, The Ocean Foundation
jcurry@oceanfdn.org

Animal Collective release exclusive song through The Ocean Foundation to raise awareness of ocean acidification

Tags:
Ocean Acidification, Building the Capacity of the Marine Conservation Community
Blog
Date:
Friday, October 12, 2018
Author: 252

Are you a world changer1
This is the daunting question I ask myself on daily basis. 

 

Growing up as a young black man in Alabama, I experienced and witnessed racism, modern day segregation, and targeting. Whether it was:

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DEI
News
Date:
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Author: 8

Host institute: Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia
Dates: 28th of January to 1st of February, 2019
Organizers: The Ocean Foundation
                      The US Department of State
                      The Swedish International Development Agency
                      The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON)

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Blog
Date:
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Author: 252

The global dialogue around the environmental sustainability of seafood and corporate social responsibility in the seafood industry is too often dominated by voices and perspectives from the global north. Meanwhile, the impacts of illegal and unfair labor practices and unsustainable fishing and aquaculture activities are felt by everyone, particularly those from under-represented and under-resourced regions.

Tags:
Seafood, Sustainability, DEI
News
Date:
Author: 8

Latin American and Caribbean Regional Symposium on Ocean Acidification - 21-24th of January, 2019

The objective of the symposium is for attendees to leave with an understanding of what implications ocean acidification has on their work and what tools are available to integrate ocean acidification monitoring, mitigation, and resilience into their work.

Click here to learn more about the Symposium and register. 

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Blog
Date:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Author: 252

Gathering to talk about ocean issues, climate change, and other challenges to our collective well-being is important—face to face workshops and conferences bolster collaboration and foster innovation—especially when the purpose is clear and the goal is to produce a blue print or implementation plan for change.

Tags:
Climate Change, Travel, Blue Carbon
News
Date:
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Author: 8

Host institute: Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia
Dates: 21-24th of January, 2019
Organizers: The Ocean Foundation
                      The US Department of State
                      The Swedish International Development Agency
                      The Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON)

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