Projects

  • MarAlliance

    MarAlliance improves the understanding and conservation of threatened marine species and their habitats, notably sharks and rays on the Mesoamerican reef. To do this, we create new knowledge by monitoring the abundance and characteristics of species in key sites. We train local fishermen to help up and engage our local

  • Shark Stewards

    Our Work Includes: Advocacy: Introduce and advocate for shark fin legislation banning the sale and trade of shark fin in US States. Comment on fishing policy to reduce shark catch and limit shark and ray bycatch. Creation of marine protected areas and shark sanctuaries, supporting ecotourism based economic models Ocean

  • Blue Ventures

    Our story started over a decade ago, surveying coral reefs in the Mozambique channel. Vezo communities in southern Madagascar were concerned about the decline of their fisheries, so we supported one village to experiment with closing off a small section of their octopus gleaning area for a few months, to see whether this might boost

  • Center For Biological Diversity

    OUR MISSION: SAVING LIFE ON EARTH At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature — to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a

  • MarAlliance

    MarAlliance improves the understanding and conservation of threatened marine species and their habitats, notably sharks and rays on the Mesoamerican reef. To do this, we create new knowledge by monitoring the abundance and characteristics of species in key sites. We train local fishermen to help up and engage our local

  • Support Our Sharks

    About us Shark biologist Dr. Ryan Kempster founded the Support Our Sharks (SOS) Ocean Conservation Society in 2010 with a mission to support healthy oceans by promoting better protection for sharks and their close relatives the rays and skates. SOS is a science-based conservation group raising awareness to the threats

  • Fins Attached

    We believe in the preservation of our world’s precious resources and that through the protection of the ocean’s apex predators marine ecosystem balance can be maintained for the benefit of all living things on earth. The mission of Fins Attached is to conduct research, promote conservation and provide education for the

  • Belize Shark Project

    The Belize Shark Project (BSP) promotes the management and conservation of sharks and rays in Belize through research, capacity-building, outreach, conservation and policy-support. We are based in Belize and work with partners in the private and public sectors, local and foreign academia and non governmental organizations to help strengthen the