A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



Institutions ~ Networks & commissions

Joint Ocean Commission Initiative

Institutions ~ Research

National Ocean Economics Program

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

     · A federal laboratory that observes and analyzes oceanic and atmospheric events.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

     · Works to seek and teach scientific understandings of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets

     in order to better society and the environment.

Institutions ~ NGOs


     · Focuses on investigating "the microbial drivers of global ocean processes through basic and applied research, education, and enterprise."

Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation

     · Is a nonprofit organization that works to protect marine life in the Gulf of Mexico through research, education, and action.

Marine Conservation Alliance

     · An organization that is focused on seafood in coastal communities. They promote "science-based fishery management."

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation


     · A foundation that works to support and promote other organizations that work to reverse the

     destruction of ocean environments around the world.

USA ~ Marine issues

Contents of this page:

     · Institutions

          ~ Networks & commissions

          ~ Research

          ~ NGOs

Also see:

     · Aquaria at Ex situ institutions

       · Executive branch, where departments and agencies working on marine issues are highlighted in blue.