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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...


May 11, 2015, 09:12 ET Jenna Ushkowitz and Reid Scott Celebrate the Oceans at 3rd Annual Nautica Oceana Beach House Party

Celebrity ocean activists gathered at the Marion Davies Guest House on Friday May 8th at the 3rd Annual Nautica Oceana Beach House.  The event...


May 08, 2015, 13:22 ET Kate Mara Sets Out to Save the Whales

 Oceana released a new public service announcement (PSA) today to spread awareness about the threats of drift gillnet fishing gear to marine...


Apr 02, 2015, 13:36 ET Oceana Celebrates Wyss Foundation's Investment to Restore Ocean Health and Productivity

Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world's oceans, celebrated the recent commitment by the Wyss...


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....


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...


Apr 09, 2014, 15:19 ET Oceana Honors Michael R. Bloomberg's Support of Marine Conservation

 Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world's oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual...


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...