Oceans’ Conservation Fund

A joint initiative by Oceano Azul Foundation and Oceanário de Lisboa

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 4 : Finished
Initiative keywords
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Species
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Description

Oceanário de Lisboa and Oceano Azul Foundation created the Oceans’ Conservation Fund, a fund with 100 thousand euros to support new projects that may contribute to the conservation of marine species.

The theme of the Oceans’ Conservation Fund, 1st edition, is “Rays and Sharks. From darkness to the light of science”. Support will be given to new projects, developed in national or international territory, which contribute to a better knowledge of these animals enabling a more effective conservation of these species.

The Oceans’ Conservation Fund will support projects of up to 3 years. The application was until 14th July, 2017.

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December 7, 2017
1st Edition of “Oceans’ Conservation FUND” awards 100,000 Euros The Oceano Azul Foundation and Oceanário de Lisboa award projects for the conservation of rays and sharks   Today Oceanário de Lisboa and the Oceano Azul Foundation awarded 100,000 euros to the best projects for the conservation of rays and sharks. The 1st “Ocean Conservation FUND” on the theme of “Rays and sharks. From darkness [...]
November 21, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation has participated in the COP23 Oceano Azul Foundation has participated in the COP23   The Oceano Azul Foundation has participated in the Climate Summit at COP23 in Bonn, Germany and intervened on the Ocean Day of the European Commission and on the Ocean Action Day which it co-organizes together with the Global Ocean Forum, the Sasakava Peace Foundation, the IOC [...]
October 7, 2017
Oceano Azul Foundation presents three commitments for ocean conservation Oceano Azul Foundation presents three commitments for ocean conservation   José Soares dos Santos, President of the Oceano Azul Foundation, was one of the speakers at the Our Ocean conference, held on October 5-6 in Malta. Organized since 2014 by John Kerry, as Vice-President of the United States of America, and this year hosted by [...]