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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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. [...]