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Scientific American Explains: How to Save the Oceans and Feed the World

Posted Thu, Feb 6, 2014 by Michael Gardner to ceo andy sharpless, save the oceans feed the world

(Photo: Oceana /Jenn Hueting)

“Let’s save the oceans and feed the world.” We’ve been saying that a lot lately, but now we have company.

Last week, Bloomberg Philanthropies committed a historic $53 million over five years to improve international fisheries management. The project will help deliver healthy oceans to our future and ensure that 700 million people can eat a healthy seafood meal every day. It’s a necessary intervention for the oceans at a time when overfishing threatens our food supply and we face the challenge of feeding 9 billion people in the not-so-distant future.


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Andrew Sharpless Speaks at the New England Aquarium

Posted Thu, Dec 19, 2013 by Justine Hausheer to ceo andy sharpless, New England Aquarium, the perfect protein

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Last month, Oceana CEO Andy Sharpless visited the New England Aquarium to talk about his new book, The Perfect Protein: A Fish Lover’s Guide to Saving the Oceans and Feeding the World. Co-authored with Suzannah Evans, the book explains how seafood will be key to solving the coming global hunger crisis. Wild fish populations in decline because of overfishing, destruction of habitat and bycatch, and we need to act fast in order to save them.


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CEO Note: Conservation Needs Strong International Trade Laws

Posted Thu, Dec 5, 2013 by Andy Sharpless to andrew sharpless, ceo andy sharpless, ceo note, froman, TPP, trans-pacific partnership

(Photo: Oceana/Carlos Suarez)

Conservation is an international challenge, especially when it comes to our oceans. Earlier this month the presidents and CEOs of 24 leading conservation organizations, including Oceana, send a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman urging him to incorporate fisheries subsidies reform into the Trans-Pacific Partnership.


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CEO Note: Oceana Honors former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, HBO CEO Richard Plepler

Posted Thu, Nov 7, 2013 by Andy Sharpless to ceo andy sharpless, ceo note, clinton, partners award gala

(Photo: Oceana / Tom Vickers)

Wednesday night I had the honor of being on stage with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and HBO CEO Richard Plepler at Oceana’s Partners Award Gala in Los Angeles. The gala honors individuals who make outstanding contributions to the cause of protecting our oceans.


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CEO Note: Bipartisan Support for the Oceans

Posted Mon, Oct 7, 2013 by Andy Sharpless to andrew sharpless, ceo andy sharpless, ceo note, partners award gala, seachange summer party

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We live in a world increasingly divided and governed by partisanship. At times, it can be frustrating for those of us who want to make a difference.

That is why I am proud to let you know about the Oceana’s relationship with two remarkable leaders from different sides of the aisle, both united in their desire to save our oceans: Hillary Rodham Clinton and James Connaughton.


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Last Chance to Register for the World Oceans Summit

Posted Fri, Feb 10, 2012 by Emily Fisher to andrew sharpless, ceo andy sharpless, events, singapore, the economist, world oceans summit

Happy Friday, all!

We just wanted to remind you about the The Economist's fast-approaching World Oceans Summit where 200 global leaders, including our CEO Andy Sharpless, will discuss the future of our oceans.

The summit, which takes place in Singapore from Feb. 22-24, will offer a robust examination of the future of the seas, the importance of the sustainable use of the oceans, and what this means for business.

Featured speakers include:

There are only a handful of seats left, and as an Oceana supporter, you are entitled to a special 20% discount off the standard ticket price – simply enter the code OCEANA to enjoy the special rate.

Register here, and if you have any questions or require further information, contact Alice Wong at (+852) 2585 3312 or [email protected]


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