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For the Oceans Foundation

San Jose, Costa Rica

Region Active:

Central America



Marine pollution, Ghost fishing, Ocean debris, Protection of marine life, Marine conservation awareness and education, Sea turtle protection, Sustainable fishing, Ecotourism


For the Oceans Foundation is a community-based organization focused on improving their environment, including the oceans. They organize fundraisers, community-building events, and in-depth training sessions for volunteers engaged in the projects. The projects include the following: Ambassadors for the Ocean which promotes the protection of the Eastern Pacific’s Marine Biological Corridor in the areas between Coco´s Island and Thermal Dome (Costa Rica), Coiba Island (Panama), Malpelo Island (Colombia) and the Galapagos Archipelago (Ecuador) – for this their partner NGO the Ocean Voyages Institute is providing our first vessel; Removal of plastic waste and ghost nets from the ocean; Responsible tourism and sustainable fishing; and combatting the consumption of sea turtle eggs.

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