About Ocean Conservancy

We’re working to keep the ocean healthy, to keep us healthy.

Work For Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy seeks the best and brightest to help us achieve our goal of a healthy, thriving ocean.

Ocean Conservancy educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean.

From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, Ocean Conservancy brings people together to find solutions for our water planet. Informed by science, our work guides policy and engages people in protecting the ocean and its wildlife for future generations.

What We Do

Our goal is to bring people together to find solutions for our water planet. We educate and empower people to defend not only the ocean and its wildlife, but also the millions who earn their living from the ocean.

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Hear from our experts on the pressing issues facing our ocean, connect with one of our media relations professionals and get the latest press released from Ocean Conservancy.

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Our History

For the last 40 years, Ocean Conservancy has advocated for a healthy ocean by supporting sustainable solutions informed by science.

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Our Financials

Donors expect publicly available proof of accountability when making contributions and we encourage them to make informed giving decisions.

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Our Team

Ocean Conservancy staff and our board of directors is comprised of immensely talented and dedicated individuals—each helping to ensure we achieve our mission.

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The Facts

144,606,491 Pounds of trash removed from beaches during the International Coastal Cleanup over 25 years.
2,300,000 Estimated number of jobs created by America’s ocean and coastal economy.
1972 The year Ocean Conservancy was Founded.
1 Number of people it takes to make a difference for our ocean.

Ocean Conservancy makes careful use of your support, and holds high ratings from charity watchdogs.
BBB Accredited Charity