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Marine Conservation

This page contains links to websites about marine conservation, including artificial reefs, conservation societies, marine life conservation, ocean conservation, and reef conservation. These links are provided by Sea and Sky as a courtesy to our visitors in an attempt to make these resources easy to find and use. By clicking on the links below, you will leave the Sea and Sky site. Sea and Sky is not responsible for the content of these external sites. Problems with these external links should be reported to the Sea and Sky administrator.

  • Eternal Reefs
    Eternal Reefs are permanent living legacies that memorialize the passing of a loved one by helping to preserve and protect the marine environment for the benefit of future generations.

  • Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association (MBARA)
    The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association has deployed over 150 artificial reefs. Their primary function is the conservation and environmental improvement of our natural and artificial marine reef systems in the Gulf of Mexico near Mexico Beach, Florida.

  • Organization for Artificial Reefs (OAR)
    The Organization for Artificial Reefs, Inc. is a private, nonprofit group of marine enthusiasts and artificial reef advocates based in Tallahassee, Florida.

  • The Reef Ball Foundation
    The Reef Ball Foundation is a non-profit organization working to rehabilitate our world's ocean reef ecosystems and to protect our natural reef systems using Reef Ball artificial reef technologies. Reef Balls are artificial reef modules placed in the ocean to form reef habitat.

  • Reefmaker Artificial Reefs
    The Reefmaker has deployed over 35,000 artificial reefs since 1986. They offer different artificial reefs for species habitat, diving, fishing reefs, wave attenuation, oyster restoration, snorkeling reefs.

  • The Cousteau Society
    The Cousteau Society is committed to educating people to understand, to love and to protect the water systems of the planet, marine and fresh water, for the well-being of future generations.

  • Oceana
    Oceana seeks to make our oceans more biodiverse and abundant by winning policy victories in the countries that govern much of the world's marine life.

  • Oceanic Society
    The Oceanic Society's mission is to conserve marine wildlife and habitats by deepening the connections between people and nature through research, community engagement, and first-hand experience.

  • Sea Turtle Conservancy
    The Sea Turtle Conservancy, is the world's oldest sea turtle research and conservation group. They carry out worldwide programs to conserve and recover sea turtle populations through research, education, advocacy and protection of natural habitats.

  • Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Their mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

  • Bite-Back
    Bite-Back is trying to change the way we regard sharks by encouraging individuals and organizations to stop buying or selling shark meat and shark fins.

  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center
    Non-profit education and conservation facility dedicated to the conservation and preservation of our marine environment through education, research, and rehabilitation.

  • National Marine Life Center
    The National Marine Life Center is is an independent, non-profit marine animal hospital, science, and education center established to release stranded sea turtles, seals, dolphins, porpoises, and small whales, and to advance scientific knowledge and education in marine wildlife and conservation.

  • NOAA Fisheries
    NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation's ocean resources and their habitat. They provide vital services for the nation including productive and sustainable fisheries, safe sources of seafood, the recovery and conservation of protected resources, and healthy ecosystems.

  • Greenpeace
    Greenpeace stands with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. They are part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that bring life to our planet.

  • Marine Conservation Philippines
    Marine Conservation Philippines is a non-profit organization based in the Visayas region of the Philippines. Through marine research, campaigning, local outreach and conservation efforts we have joined the fight to try and change the current situation before it is too late.

  • Ocean Alliance
    Ocean Alliance collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life and works with scientific partners to reduce pollution, prevent the collapse of marine mammal populations, maintain human access to fish and other sea life, and promote ocean and human health.

  • Ocean Conservancy
    Ocean Conservancy is a nonprofit environmental advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., United States. The organization helps formulate ocean policy at the federal and state government levels based on peer reviewed science.

  • The Ocean Conservation Society
    The Ocean Conservation Society was organized to conduct scientific research and education projects leading to the protection and conservation of our oceans.

  • Seaweb
    SeaWeb transforms knowledge into action by shining a spotlight on workable, science-based solutions to the most serious threats facing the ocean, such as climate change, pollution and depletion of marine life.

  • Turtle Island Restoration Network
    Turtle Island Restoration Network mobilizes people to restore oceans, preserve rivers and streams, and protect the marine wildlife that call these blue-green waters home.

  • Global Coral Reef Alliance
    The Global Coral Reef Alliance (GCRA) is a coalition of volunteer scientists, divers, environmentalists and other individuals and organizations, committed to coral reef preservation.

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
    Protects the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage Area by striving to ensure all human uses of the Park are ecologically sustainable and that the ecosystem's natural functions, especially resilience, are maintained.

  • International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)
    The International Coral Reef Initiative is an informal partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world.

  • NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program supports effective management and sound science to preserve, sustain and restore valuable coral reef ecosystems.

  • Reef Check
    is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation of reef ecosystems including tropical coral reefs and Californian rocky reefs.

  • United States Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF)
    he United States Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF) was established in 1998 by Presidential Executive Order to lead U.S. efforts to preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems.