Rockefeller's bid to stop overfishing has a distinct focus on small-scale fisheries and empowering poor and vulnerable communities. Backing Fair Trade certification is part of the strategy.Read More
Overfishing threatens ocean ecosystems, global commerce, and billions of people who rely on fish for food or income. A growing array of powerful philanthropic players are on the case. We dive in.Read More
Do you know where the seafood you eat comes from? There's a good chance the answer is no, as there are very few systems in place to track fish from catch to table. A hefty grant aims to help to tackle this problem.Read More
Long before he was a big fish in personal computing, Ted Waitt was a minnow, running Gateway from a farm in Iowa. While it supports giant marine conservation groups, his foundation still looks after the little guy.
Paul Allen has really been shaking up his philanthropy lately, and one of his foundation’s exciting new areas is ocean health. Now, with big money going out the door, we're starting to get a clearer picture of the strategy.Read More
Marine conservation and Walmart – these are not common word associations for most people. The Walton Family Foundation, however, grants millions of dollars to ocean conservation programs each year, including programs that protect threatened fish populations. Further, Walmart now requires all of its wild-caught seafood to be certified by the Marine Sustainability Council.Read More