The Shark-Free Marina
Initiative - The Shark-Free Marina
Initiative has a singular purpose, to reduce worldwide shark
mortality. We encourage shark conservation at sport fishing and
resort marinas by prohibiting the landing of any shark at the
American Oceans Campaign
- An oceans advocacy non-profit organization which focuses on
water/beach quality, fisheries and fish habitat, and marine
Center for Sponsored
Coastal Ocean Research - Provides information on research
projects, provides access to publications and lists opportunities
for researchers to apply for federal funding.
Clean Ocean Action
- Clean Ocean Action's goal is to improve the degraded water
quality of the marine waters off the New Jersey/New York coast.
Clean Ocean Action will identify the sources of pollution and
mount an attack on each source by using research, public
education, and citizen action to convince our public officials to
enact and enforce measures which will clean up and protect our
Coalition Clean Baltic - The
main goal of CCB is the protection and improvement of the Baltic
Sea environment and natural resources. CCB is gathering, producing
and distributing information about environmental problems in the
Baltic Sea Area.
Coastal Resource Management Resource Center - An organization
that advocates and practices CBCRM, particularly in the
Philippines and Southeast Asia. It has a network of various CBCRM
practitioners, such as government organizations, academic and
Dauphin Island Sea Lab -
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is Alabama's marine research facility.
Site has information about lab's college/university programs,
Alabama's SEAS education curriculum, and conferences on marine
environmental issues (conference on jellyfish blooms in January
Opportunities for Coastal Managers - Directory of NOAA Coastal
Services Center and other funding sources for coastal resource
management, communities, and spatial information technologies.
Mapping European Seabed
Habitats project - Public information about the MESH (Mapping
European Seabed Habitats) project; including background
information, metadata database and habitat maps.
Marine Litter on Sable Island - An observation program to
monitor marine litter on Sable Island, Nova Scotia.
IMPULSE - In relation to the Integrated Coastal Zone
Management the JRG IMPULSE focus on management questions in the
coastal range and their coordination by means of modern
information technology and mathematic modelling methods.
National Ocean Service
- Information on environmental monitoring, coastal monitoring and
assessment, water quality, biodiversity, aeronautical chargting
and cartography, nautical charting and cartography, national
of the Earth - A simple table comparing the data of the oceans
Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management - OCRM's
mission is to make sound decisions, with their partners, to ensure
diverse, healthy coastal and ocean resources and resolve conflicts
People for Puget Sound
- A non-profit group working to protect and restore the health of
Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits through education and
action. Offers news, book resources, and links.
Pew Oceans Commission
- Chartered to assess the condition of America's oceans and living
marine resources, and set national priorities to restore and
protect them against unintended fishing impacts, coastal
development, pollution, climate change, aquaculture, and invasive
Oceans - Offers information ocean pollution from seafood,
algae, overfishing, and oil spills.
Save The Swilly -
Information about the potential adverse impacts of aquaculture,
the legal situation of aquaculture in Ireland, and about Lough
Swilly, County Donegal, and concerns about aquaculture licenses
- Ocean level rise - causes and possible solutions.
United Nations Atlas of
the Oceans - Extensive information resource on the world's
oceans, including geography, biology, physical dynamics, human
uses of marine resources, and issues and concerns.
NYTimes.com - Litter-Faring Seafarers - Man-made junk, largely
of plastic, accounts for up to four-fifths of the debris in the
oceans. All that litter is providing more opportunities for marine
organisms to spread. [Required free registration at NYTimes.com to
view] (April 30, 2002)