oceaninfo.org
Aggregated Information on Our Oceans
Updated 7/21/15
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    N.B.: COMING SOON - Mouse over all "about" links for a snapshot of the organization.

Pollution

I. Ocean Pollution

II. Ocean Noise Pollution

I. Ocean Pollution

  1. Algalita US-based nonprofit dedicated to the issue of ocean plastic pollution.

  2. Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i (B.E.A.C.H.) US-based nonprofit dedicated to marine debris on Hawaii beaches.

  3. Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation US-based research nonprofit dedicated to mammal, pollution, and marine issues in the Gulf of Maine.

  4. Earth Island Institute All One Ocean is a program of the nonprofit Earth Island Institute that addresses the issue of plastic trash in the oceans.

  5. International Maritime Organization (IMO) A specialized agency of the United Nations with information on pollution prevention, and other marine issues.

  6. Marine & Environmental Research Institute A nonprofit founded to "increase understanding of the impacts of ocean pollution on the health of marine mammals along the North American Pacific and Atlantic coasts."

  7. Ocean Conservancy US based nonprofit with information on marine species and Trash Free Seas.

  8. "Ocean Today" By NOAA, a US government series of educational videos on research, pollution and conservation

  9. United Nations Environment Programme UNEP site has a Marine Litter page.

II. Ocean Noise Pollution

  1. AcousticEcology.org / Acoustic Ecology Institute US-based nonprofit that focuses on effects of noise issues on the ocean, and marine life.

  2. Ocean Conservation Research US-based organization that "seeks to understand the impacts of human generated noise on marine life."

  3. Ocean Mammal Institute (OMI) UUS-based nonprofit with information on whales and noise pollution

  4. SandyHook SeaLife Foundation (SSF) US-based nonprofit with information on ocean debris and noise pollution.

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