Ocean Conservancy


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Ocean Conservancy

Address:2029 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone:202-429-5609
Phone: 800-519-1541;
Web: www.oceanconservancy.org
Established: 1972. Description:Dedicated to worldwide protection of marine wildlife and their habitats and to conservation of coastal oceans and ocean resources. Supports major international efforts to protect wildlife species threatened by international trade. Maintains 9 regional offices around the country. Members: 500,000 members and volunteers. Dues: $25/year.
Publications: Blue Planet (quarterly); free to members.

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Ocean Conservancy is working to protect the ocean from today's greatest global challenges.
Nicholas Mallos, director of the nonprofit Ocean Conservancy said the ban was "a shining example of the important role that companies can play in stemming the tide of ocean plastic."
The Ocean Conservancy estimates 8 million metric tons of plastics enter the ocean each year on top of the 150 million metric tons currently circulating the planet.
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At the current rate of dumping, the total amount of plastic trash in the world's oceans is expected to double to 250 million tonnes by 2025, according to Ocean Conservancy.
That includes efforts in the Ocean Conservancy and its 2012 launch of the Trash Free Seas Alliance, whose members focus on making continual progress toward eliminating ocean trash.
Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastics enter oceans, adding to the estimated 150 million metric tons that currently circulate marine environments, according to Ocean Conservancy. You can take action to protect your health and the environment from harmful plastics.
Spruill, who has served as president and CEO of the Council on Foundations since 2012, previously served as president and CEO of Ocean Conservancy and was founder and president of SeaWeb, a nonprofit focused on using strategic communication to advance ocean conservation.
Five countries, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines account for 60 percent of the plastic trash dumped in the world's oceans, according to a study titled "Stemming the Tide" published by the Ocean Conservancy and the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment.
Cuna del Mar is an impact investment fund with a long-range view addressing the Grand Challenge of food security and ocean conservancy by discovering ways to feed our population and honor the planet simultaneously.
At the annual CEFIC Chemicals Convention 2017 in Vienna in October the special guests included multi-awards winner young entrepreneur Boyan Slat and Ocean Conservancy vice-president Emily Woglom, who addressed the best approaches to rid the oceans of plastic and the possible role of industry.

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