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Ocean Conservation

Ever since I was young, I have always loved the water. I have grown up next to Lake Michigan and had the privilege to swim in the pristine beaches. But our water, and especially are oceans are in danger. Browse the resources to support ocean conservation, and the photos to spark your joy for our beautiful world.


This organization's objective are to "(1) the racial and socioeconomic achievement gap that undermines our ideals of freedom, equality and opportunity; (2) the limited or restricted sense of youth agency and voice; and (3) the cultivation of the next generation of scientists, conservationists and planetary stewards." They do this by providing SCUBA and research opportunities.

This is an episode of the podcast "Ologies" about oceans. Listen to learn about how important they are for the planet and how we can treat it better

The Shark Allies raise awareness and help with on initiative on the over-fishing of sharks and rays. This organization sticks up for the often underrepresented sharks because "someone has to be there for sharks without compromise; without distraction."

This organization works to preserve maritime archeology, and it's primary objective is "the protection, documentation and interpretation of African slave trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African-Americans who formed a core of labor and expertise for America’s maritime enterprises."

This is a reef safe sunscreen and skincare brand. They post about the science of sunscreen and how it impacts the ocean.

"The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network." They fight to keep our oceans clean and accessible to all.

This was one of the first international organizations dedicated to protecting the ocean. They do this "by conducting specific, science-based policy campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals"

This organization keeps track of ways to eat seafood sustainably. Here you can find the best choices, alternatives, and what to avoid.

This is an episode of the podcast "Ologies" about squids. This is a delightful episode about these amazing creatures. Listen to get excited about these cephalopods.

Reading List

Here are some of my favorite about the ocean or water. This list is by now means expansive and always expanding.

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