EcoOcean

Hadassah Neurim Youth Village, Emeq Hefer Regional Council, 4029300, Israel

Region Active:

Middle East

Non-profit

2002

Activity

Marine conservation

Description

EcoOcean is a non-profit Israeli organization established by the Weil family and a group of leading scientists and environmentalists in 2002. The organization’s stated mission is 'to empower people to care for the marine and coastal environment of Israel and the region'. This is achieved via research, education and civic engagement. They promote protection of the marine environment, so that this will become a 'high priority amongst the general public and policy makers in Israel'. Their areas of focus are the Mediterranean and the Red Sea