Marine Life & Oceans

Securing Chilean Waters for Sharks

South Pacific Sharks. Creative Commons: Tyler Corder, 2007.

Supported by Oceana, major progress was made towards securing 400,000 km of no-take marine protected areas near the Juan Fernándaz and Desaventuradas Islands off the coast of Chile, dramatically increase protected waters from 0.03% to more than 15%.

Oceana is an international organization focused solely on oceans, dedicated to achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.

Marine Life & Oceans

Through collaborative partnerships, we support innovative projects that protect vulnerable wildlife from extinction, while restoring balance to threatened ecosystems and communities. Our work is divided into six main program areas – Wildlands Conservation, Oceans Conservation, Climate Change, Indigenous Rights, Transforming California, and Innovative Solutions.

Explore Our Programs