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Raja Ampat island

Marine Conservation organizations in Asia, Australasia and the Pacific region

ECO : Environment and Conservation Organizations of Aotearoa New Zealand

126 Vivian St, Weillington, New Zealand 6011

Region Active

Australasia, Antarctica

Charity

1972

Activity

Protection of marine life, Conservation of the coast and oceans, Sustainable fishing, Aquaculture, Advocacy

Description

ECO is a network of fifty-plus large and small environmental organisations in New Zealand, as well as several hundred individuals. 'The core of ECO’s work is promoting and strengthening community environmental action, and working collaboratively towards better government policies and management decisions. ECO also works on global issues such as climate change, Antarctica, and oceans.' Amongst their focus areas related to marine issues, are: protection of the Ross Sea and Southern Ocean in Antarctica, expansion of aquaculture, sustainable fisheries, protection of coastal areas, oceans policies and marine protection.

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