Marine Conservation organizations in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean
Fundación Malpelo Columbia
Cra 11 # 87-51, Local 4, floor 2, Bogotá DC, Colombia
Protection of marine life, Marine conservation awareness and education, Marine pollution, Research, Ecotourism, Advocacy
The purpose of the Malpelo and other Marine Ecosystems Foundation is to preserve Colombian biological diversity, the conservation of the natural resources and their sustainable use with an emphasis on the marine and coastal environment. Their projects include protection of shark breeding grounds, coral reef protection and restoration, combatting marine and plastic pollution, amongst others. Their work involves research, surveillance and observation, education and ecotourism, and political advocacy.