Oceans5

6 West 48th Street, New York, NY, USA

Region Active

Global

Non-profit

2011

Activity

Marine conservation, Funding projects, Marine protected areas, sustainable fishing, Advocacy, Marine policy and law

Description

Oceans 5 is an international marine funders collaborative focused on ending overfishing, establishing marine reserves and combating illegal fishing. Founded in 2011 by four philanthropic institutions, it now includes 15 Partners and Members, providing about $12 million annually in grants to organizations working in all five oceans. In the past nine years, Oceans 5 grantees have achieved remarkable successes, including establishing several of the world’s largest fully protected areas and securing significant new fisheries conservation policies in the United States, European Union and Japan.