ocean-concervancy-logoOcean Conservancy runs a mix of advocacy and direct environmental protection programs. They are a large organization with an appropriately broad number of projects. One thing that makes them stand out from other advocacy organizations in the environmental protection realm is their production of a significant amount scientific research, which informs their programs. They make their dedication to scientific research in policy clear: “Ocean Conservancy educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean. From the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico to the halls of Congress, Ocean Conservancy brings people together to find solutions for our water planet. Informed by science, our work guides policy and engages people in protecting the ocean and its wildlife for future generations.”