Ocean Conservation Fund – 2nd Edition

Our goal

This initiative assumes an essential and collaborative role in the fight for the maintenance of existing biodiversity, promoting a better knowledge about the biology of these marine animals and the search for solutions to reduce threats that they face.

Initiative status
Stage 1 : Proposal
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Oceanário de Lisboa and the Oceano Azul Foundation present the second edition of the Ocean Conservation Fund, with the aim of addressing critical challenges related to the conservation of marine ecosystems.

The theme of the second Ocean Conservation Fund is “Threatened marine species. From Science to Awareness.” The amount available for this edition is 150,000 euros. Support will be given to new projects, developed within Portugal or abroad, that contribute to greater knowledge of marine species classified as endangered on the Red List of the ‘International Union for Conservation of Nature’ (IUCN), in other words, species classified as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable.

The application form must be completed by 13th July, 2018, 6 p.m. GMT and the Fund will support projects with a maximum duration of three years.

Click here for more information about the Ocean Conservation Fund and to access the application form.

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August 17, 2019
Alexandre Soares dos Santos (1934 – 2019) The Oceano Azul Foundation and Oceanário de Lisboa want to show their deepest sympathies for the loss of Alexandre Soares dos Santos, to whom we owe much for his committed vision to the future, his nonconformity with the present, and, principally, to whom we owe the trust that he always instilled in our mission to [...]
August 2, 2019
The Seahorses of Ria Formosa – “Riding” to Extinction Lisbon, July 31, 2019 – On Thursday, August 1, at 11.30 am at Portas do Mar Pier ( Faro), the Institute for Nature Conservation and Forests, the Ria Formosa Natural Park and the Oceano Azul Foundation launched the 'Riding to Extinction’ campaign to raise public awareness of the need to protect the Ria Formosa seahorses. [...]