I'm raising money for Oceana, the largest
international organization focused solely on ocean protection. They do
fantastic work and have achieved incredible results in their existence. I'm
proud to fundraise for them, and I hope you'll support them in their quest to
protect the world's oceans!
Below is an overview of Oceana's campaigns:
The ocean pollution campaign: This
campaign is aimed at stopping the major causes of ocean pollution,
improving aquaculture, and reducing shipping emissions.
The responsible fishing campaign: By promoting
sustainable fishing, stopping destructive bottom trawling, stopping the use of
illegal fishing gear, ending fishing subsidies, and protecting overfished
species like bluefin tuna and krill, Oceana works to save the oceans from
The sharks campaign: Through
science and legal work, Oceana is working towards policies that protect sharks.
This includes shark finning bans, species-specific shark management, and
reducing shark bycatch.
The sea turtles campaign: By
developing legislation to reduce sea turtle bycatch and protect their habitat,
Oceana is working hard to save sea turtles from extinction.
The climate and energy campaign: This
campaign is directed at stopping ocean acidification, promoting clean energy
alternatives, and ending destructive offshore drilling.
The special places campaign: Oceana
campaigns to protect special and vulnerable places like the Arctic, the
Aleutian Islands, the Juan Fernandez Islands, Punta de Choros and Patagonia,
and the Mediterranean.
A charity worth your money
For five years in row, Oceana has been awarded the
highest possible rating by Charity Navigator. Oceana also meets the 10
Standards for Charity Accountability set by the Better Business Bureau.
What happens to your donation?
The only charge your donation will incur is a 3%
credit card and processing fee by Network for Good, the company that handles
payments on this website. Causes.com takes no cut of your money, and just to
clarify: neither do I. Once your money gets to Oceana, 80% of it goes straight
to their campaigns. The remaining 20% is split equally between fundraising and
So do it! Click that big green button at
the top of this page and help Oceana to protect the world's oceans.