We focus our resources on strategic, directed campaigns to achieve measurable outcomes that will protect and restore our oceans to former levels of abundance.
Plastics: A Problem in the Depths of the Oceans
Illegal Fishing: IUU Fishing
Since 2003, Oceana has achieved dozens of concrete policy victories for marine life and habitats. From stopping bottom trawling in sensitive habitat areas to protecting sea turltles from commercial fishing gear, our victories represent a new hope for the world's oceans.
February, 2019Spanish government creates the second-largest marine national park in the Mediterranean
June, 2018Malta Expands Habitat Protections in Mediterranean
October, 2017Global insurers unite to cut financial lifeline to pirate fishing
December, 201721 countries and the EU protect endangered cold-water corals throughout the Mediterranean
Oceana on-the-water expeditions have resulted in multiple campaign victories. Since 2005, the Oceana Ranger catamaran has crossed the Pacific, Caribbean, Atlantic, Mediterranean and the Bay of Biscay.