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Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean

Earth Island Institute

2150 Allston Way, Suite 460, Berkeley, California 94704, USA

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Marine pollution, Advocacy, Marine and environmental law and policy


Earth Island Institute is known for its activism on environmental issues. Founded in 1982 by environmentalist David Brower, it is a non-profit environmental organization and fiscal sponsor to more than seventy-five projects working in the areas of conservation, including amongst many others, projects related to the oceans. Not without controversy, they have targeted fishing methods and plastic pollution of the oceans, amongst many other issues.

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