Ocean and Water Projects

To find information about Earth Island sponsored projects, please use the focus area buttons or the alphabetical list below.

As we know, Water is Life, however like so many of the planet's resources, oceans and waterways have been treated with disregard by humans. The watchdog work of Earth Island projects utilizes a holistic approach to ensure the existing legal frameworks for clean water are upheld while identifying new and expanded protections.

AlaskaCleanWaterAdvocacy

ACWA, a project of the Earth Island Institute, works to prevent the degradation of public waters through advocacy, education, litigation, legislation a...

AllOneOcean

All One Ocean’s mission is to educate our communities about the dangers of marine debris. We believe the solution to ocean pollution starts with educ...

CenterforEcosystemRestoration

CER is focused on promoting environmental restoration and completing restoration projects. We believe that restoration offers a practicable form of sus...

InternationalMarineMammalProject

Since 1982, Earth Island Institute’s International Marine Mammal Project (IMMP) has been a global leader protecting whales and dolphins and their oce...

SharkStewards

Saving Sharks, imperiled marine life and restoring health to the oceans. ...

SouthCoastHabitatRestoration

SCHR works with private landowners and agencies to manage habitat restoration projects and increase community support. Projects include removal of fish...

StopFishBombingUSA

Fish bombing is the practice of setting off explosives to kill fish for consumption and sale. It indiscriminately kills animals in the blast area and d...

WhollyH2O

Wholly H2o catalyzes dynamic informed connections between people and their watersheds that yield proactive and appropriate water management through con...

WildOysterProject

The Wild Oyster Project’s aim is to bring native oysters back to San Francisco Bay through restoration, community engagement, and thoughtful urban pl...