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Jun 08, 2017, 08:45 ET Oceana and UN Light Empire State Building Blue for World Oceans Day

Tonight, in partnership with the United Nations, Oceana will light the Empire State Building blue to mark World Oceans Day. "World Oceans Day is a...


Jun 07, 2017, 13:27 ET Peru Commits to Publish Vessel Tracking Data through Global Fishing Watch

Today the Peruvian government made a public commitment to make its national vessel tracking data publicly available through Global Fishing Watch,...


Apr 13, 2017, 11:00 ET Monique Bär, Jena King and Jean Weiss Join Oceana's Board of Directors

Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated to ocean conservation, is pleased to publicly announce the addition of Monique Bär, Jena...


Mar 07, 2017, 03:00 ET Ocho de cada 10 españoles desconocen que la mayoría de especies sufren sobrepesca en Europa

La sorprendente falta de conocimiento público sobre la mala gestión de la pesca en Europa marca el inicio de una nueva campaña de Oceana,...


Mar 07, 2017, 03:00 ET 8 von 10 Deutschen wissen nicht, dass die meisten Fischarten in Europa überfischt sind

Die von YouGov für Oceana durchgeführte Umfrage offenbart den großen Mangel an öffentlichem Bewusstsein in Deutschland darüber, wie schlecht die...


Mar 07, 2017, 03:00 ET Nove italiani su dieci ignorano lo sfruttamento eccessivo di gran parte delle specie ittiche in Europa

#StopOverfishing, la nuova campagna di Oceana, nasce dalla sorprendente mancanza di conoscenza da parte del pubblico della cattiva gestione delle...


Mar 07, 2017, 03:00 ET 9 ud af 10 danskere er ikke klar over, de fleste fiskearter er overfiskede i Europa

Oceanas nye kampagne, #StopOverfishing, er baseret på en alarmerende mangel på viden i offentligheden om misforvaltningen af fiskeriet i Europa...


Nov 29, 2016, 11:00 ET Cyber Monday meets #GivingTuesday: Oceana announces digital partnership with Future Games of London

Oceana, the world's leading international ocean advocacy organization, and Future Games of London (FGOL), a Ubisoft® studio, today announced a...


Nov 14, 2016, 05:00 ET Informe de Oceana: Las capturas en aguas europeas podrían aumentar un 57% con una gestión sostenible

Si los Totales Admisibles de Capturas siguieran las recomendaciones científicas, las capturas podrían triplicarse o más en muchos casos, como la...


Nov 14, 2016, 05:00 ET Une étude d'Oceana établit qu'une gestion durable des stocks halieutiques permettrait d'augmenter de 57% les captures dans les eaux Européennes

Si les Totaux Admissibles des Captures se conformait aux avis scientifiques, plusieurs espèces UE pêchées pourraient tripler, notamment pour les...


Nov 14, 2016, 05:00 ET Oceana-Studie stellt fest, dass Fischfänge in EU-Gewässern um 57 % gesteigert werden könnten, wenn die Bestände nachhaltig bewirtschaftet werden

Befolgt die Fischerei die wissenschaftlichen Empfehlungen, dann könnten nachhaltige Fänge in Europa eine mehr als 3-fache Steigerung erzielen,...


Nov 14, 2016, 05:00 ET Onderzoek van Oceana toont aan dat de visvangst in Europese wateren met 57% kan stijgen door visbestanden duurzaam te beheren

Als voor de visquota (totaal toegestane vangsten, TAC's) wetenschappelijke adviezen gevolgd zouden worden, zou de duurzame visvangst in Europese...


Jun 23, 2016, 14:52 ET Renowned Marine Biologist Asha de Vos Joins Oceana

Today, Oceana announced that Asha de Vos, a pioneering Sri Lankan marine biologist, has joined the organization as a senior advisor. de Vos is the...


Mar 17, 2015, 10:43 ET Chefs from 20 of the World's Best Restaurants Pledge to Serve the Perfect Protein to "Save the Oceans and Feed the World"

At the first ever gathering of the chefs from the world's best restaurants on behalf of ocean conservation, the chefs pledged to support...


Mar 16, 2015, 12:09 ET Oceana Appoints Dr. Patricia Majluf to Lead in Peru

Oceana is pleased to announce the appointment of noted fisheries expert Dr. Patricia Majluf to lead the organization's fisheries campaigns in Peru....


Dec 03, 2014, 08:35 ET Oceana Elects New Leadership for Board of Directors, Simon Sidamon-Eristoff Becomes Chairman

 Today, Oceana, the world's largest organization focused solely on ocean conservation, announced its new chairman, Simon Sidamon-Eristoff of...


Oct 21, 2014, 08:30 ET The Wyss Foundation Provides $10 Million Grant to Help Restore Productivity and Health of the World's Fisheries

 Today, Oceana announced that the Wyss Foundation will, over the next five years, provide up to $10 million in matching funds to help rebuild...


Oct 09, 2014, 10:09 ET Oceana Appoints Lasse Gustavsson to Lead Oceana in Europe

 Today, Oceana announced the appointment of Lars "Lasse" Gustavsson as its new Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the...


Aug 06, 2014, 13:11 ET Rashida Jones, Cobie Smulders, and Angela Kinsey Dive in to Help Oceana Protect Belizean Reefs

A trio of Hollywood celebrities recently took their star power to Belize to help Oceana protect the largest reef in the Western hemisphere. Cobie...


Jun 09, 2014, 11:57 ET Champion Big Wave Surfer Maya Gabeira Stars in New Oceana PSA

 To celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8th), Oceana, the largest international ocean conservation organization, released a new public service...


Mar 05, 2014, 16:01 ET Miranda Cosgrove Swims with Dolphins in New Oceana PSA

 Today, Oceana released its latest public service announcement (PSA) starring actress, singer and ocean lover, Miranda Cosgrove of iCarly and...


Feb 20, 2014, 10:58 ET Oceana Announces $3 Million Grant from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

 Oceana, the largest international advocacy group to work on behalf of the world's oceans, announced a $3 million grant today from the Leonardo...


Nov 13, 2013, 11:16 ET Oceana Receives 5 Million Dollar Grant from the Arcadia Fund to Protect Ocean Biodiversity Around the World

Oceana announced today the receipt of a grant from UK-based Arcadia Fund. The funding of 5,000,000 US dollars will be paid over a period of five...


Jun 12, 2013, 08:35 ET Oceana Launches 5th Annual Ocean Hero Awards

Oceana announces the start of its fifth annual Ocean Hero Awards, a summertime contest celebrating individuals who go above and...


Apr 17, 2013, 12:10 ET Offshore Oil Drilling Stopped in Belize

Yesterday, Belize's Supreme Court declared offshore drilling contracts issued by the Government of Belize (in 2004 and 2007) null and void,...