We partner with local and international ocean conservation groups in order to increase public awareness.

1% Percent for the Planet

Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of sales to environmental groups around the world. In return, this growing alliance of companies is given the opportunity not only to see their self-worth rise, but their net worth climb as well.

1% for the Planet

5 Gyres


5 Gyres is a non-profit organization dedicated to researching plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, and actively promoting solutions. With our scientific research, we engage policymakers, businesses, students, and communities around the world in solutions-based education. Our goal is to utilize our first- hand knowledge to stop the flow of plastic pollution to our oceans.

5 Gyres

America’s Cup – Healthy Ocean Project


One of the most fiercely competitive and sought after trophies in all of sport, the America’s Cup was first raced in 1851, 45 years before the modern Olympics. One World One Ocean is proud to be a lead partner on the organization’s Healthy Oceans Project, a Global “Call to Action” Campaign that embraces the connection between sailing and the ocean as part of the 34th America’s Cup Race.

The Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific combines world-class animal exhibits with educational programming for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. Through these programs and a variety of multimedia experiences, the Aquarium makes ocean science and issues facing our planet engaging and accessible. Our vision is to create the first aquarium, and perhaps the first institution, in the world dedicated to conserving and building Natural Capital (Nature and Nature’s services) by building Social Capital (the interactions between and among peoples).

Blue Ocean Institute

Blue Ocean Institute uniquely works through science, art, and literature to inspire solutions and a deeper connection with nature. We share reliable information that enlightens personal choices, instills hope, and helps restore living abundance in the ocean.


Evangelical Environmental Network


We are a ministry dedicated to the care of the planet and we seek to inspire, and mobilize God’s people in their effort to care for God’s creation. Our ministry is grounded in the bible’s teaching on our responsibility to “tend the garden.” We hope you will use our ministry as a resource as you seek to faithfully follow God’s call to care for the planet in your home, family, church life and vocation.

Mission Blue

The National Geographic Society, the Waitt Foundation, and the SEAlliance, along with strategic government, private, scientific, and conservation partners—including the TEDPrize, Google, and IUCN—are beginning an action-oriented marine conservation initiative. Under the banner “Mission Blue,” this multi-year, global partnership initiative is aimed at restoring health and productivity to the ocean by inspiring people to care and act, reducing the impact of fishing, and promoting the creation of marine protected areas (MPAs).

Mission Blue

Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium, founded 1984, is located on the former site of a sardine cannery on Cannery Row in Monterey, California. It has an annual attendance of 1.8 million visitors. It holds thousands of plants and animals, representing 623 separate named species on display. The aquarium benefits by a high circulation of fresh ocean water which is obtained through pipes which pump it in continuously from Monterey Bay.

In June 2004 the Aquarium created the Center for the Future of the Oceans to inspire action for conservation of the oceans. Through the Center, we aim to empower individuals, influence policy and contribute to the protection of the oceans for future generations.

Montery Bay Aquairum

National Marine Sanctuaries

The National Marine Sanctuary System is a network of 13 national marine sanctuaries and one marine national monument, encompassing more than 150,000 square miles. The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is the trustee for the nation’s system of marine protected areas, and conserves, protects, and enhances their biodiversity, ecological integrity and cultural legacy.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.

From daily weather forecasts and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s GDP. NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.



Oceana is the largest international organization working solely to protect the world’s oceans. Oceana wins policy victories for the oceans using science-based campaigns. Since 2001, we have protected over 1.2 million square miles of ocean and innumerable sea turtles, sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures. More than 500,000 supporters have already joined Oceana. Global in scope, Oceana has offices in North, South and Central America and Europe.


Ocean Conservancy

Here at Ocean Conservancy, we believe it’s time to look beneath the surface to see where the health of our planet really begins. It’s time to recognize the source that sustains us day to day with the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe…to discover that all living things are connected to the ocean. It’s time to understand that going green starts with living blue. It’s time to start a sea change.

Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Elders

OceanElders is an independent group of global leaders who have joined together to use their collective influence and experience, supported by science and data, to promote ocean conservation, pursue the protection of the ocean’s habitat and wildlife, and preserve its ecosystems and species biodiversity. Members of OceanElders include Dr. Sylvia Earle, Joining Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner, HM Queen Noor, Jackson Browne, Dr. Rita Colwell, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Graeme Kelleher, Sven Lindblad, Captain Don Walsh and Neil Young.


MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation

MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation was founded in 2004 to help expand the learning for people of all ages on topics showcased in our films. To compliment our documentary films, we help fund exhibits, teacher guides, companion photography books and educational resources to encourage interest in science, the environment, and world cultures. Our student-screening program has enabled more than 20,000 underserved students to experience their world through our films, and our scientist speaker programs bring scientists face to face with kids in classrooms.

Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working together to stop plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals and the environment. With its work, Plastic Pollution seeks to put plastic pollution at the forefront of global social, environmental and political discourse.

Plastic Pollution Coalition

Reef Check

Reef Check Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to conservation of two ecosystems: tropical coral reefs and California rocky reefs. With headquarters in Los Angeles and volunteer teams in more than 90 countries and territories, Reef Check works to create partnerships among community volunteers, government agencies, businesses, universities and other non-profits. Reef Check goals are to: educate the public about the value of reef ecosystems and the current crisis affecting marine life; to create a global network of volunteer teams trained in Reef Check’s scientific methods who regularly monitor and report on reef health; to facilitate collaboration that produces ecologically sound and economically sustainable solutions; and to stimulate local community action to protect remaining pristine reefs and rehabilitate damaged reefs worldwide.

Sailors for the Sea

Sailors for the Sea educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans. Recognizing the importance of ocean health to our planet, Sailors for the Sea is the primary resource for helping boaters to protect the ocean environment. Sailors for the Sea motivates sailors to become environmental stewards and to support programs that help improve the health of the oceans and local waters worldwide.

Sailor for the Sea


The mission of SeaTurtles.org is to protect and restore endangered sea turtles and marine biodiversity worldwide in ways that incorporate the ecological needs of marine species and the economic needs of local communities, both of which share our common marine environment. We accomplish our mission through grassroots and policy-maker education, consumer empowerment, strategic litigation and by promoting sustainable local, national and international marine policies.



SeaWeb is the only international, nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to strategically communicating about ocean issues. We transform 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. We work collaboratively with targeted sectors to encourage market solutions, policies and behaviors that result in a healthy, thriving ocean. By informing and empowering diverse ocean voices and conservation champions, SeaWeb is creating a culture of ocean conservation.


Sylvia Earle Alliance

The Sylvia Earle Alliance’s (SEA) purpose is to explore and care for the ocean. We are committed to inspiring a sea change in public awareness, access and support for marine protected areas worldwide, ranging from the deepest ocean to sunlit reefs, and from the seamounts of the high seas to coastal seagrass meadows.

Sylvia Earle Alliance

Surfrider Foundation

Our mission is the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. We have specific initiatives on water quality, coastal preservation, beach access, and special place protection.

The Ocean Project

The Ocean Project mission is to inspire action to protect our world’s ocean. We empower our global network of over 1,500 partner zoos, aquariums, museums (ZAMs) and other conservation organizations to communicate effectively with their visitors and the public. We provide our partners with cutting-edge research, tools, and related resources to help them engage their audiences to take personal action to protect our ocean. We also coordinate World Oceans Day activities worldwide.