Every second breath you take comes from the ocean. No matter where you live, your life depends on the ocean. Beyond the breaths you take, the ocean plays a critical role in regulating our weather and climate.
Did you know that changing ocean chemistry is threatening future generations?Find Out How »
Our ocean is nature’s farmers market. More than 2.6 billion people rely on the ocean as a primary source of protein. Healthy food from our ocean means a healthy planet.
See how Ocean Conservancy works to put sustainable food on our dinner tables.sustainable food »
Time and time again, water returns to the ocean for renewal and purification to support life on earth. Our mission is a balanced, healthy ocean—free of the trash and pollution that can ruin the water we depend on every day.
Join us in keeping our seas trash free by reducing your impact at home.Trash Free Seas »
Like you, we are amazed and inspired by the stunning diversity of life in the ocean. Playful dolphins and otters, majestic sharks, powerful polar bears and glimmering schools of fish.
It is our duty to preserve their wild and free existence by protecting them from the human threats that surround them: harmful nets, plastics, oil spills and more. Meet some of the creatures we work every day to protect.Explore Marine Wildlife »
Walking on a peaceful beach. Sailing with the wind at your back. Diving into the blue water. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic, the ocean's touch has inspired humans to create, explore and protect, and we're working to save these special places.
Help Ocean Conservancy by speaking out for the places you love.Explore »
A healthy ocean means more than beautiful coasts and vibrant ocean wildlife. A healthy ocean supplies the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. If the ocean isn't healthy, neither are we.
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