For Oceana, 2021 is a special year – it’s our 20th anniversary of winning victories for the ocean. Since our founding in 2001, we have become the largest international ocean conservation organization. Our science-based, goal-oriented approach has resulted in more than 225 victories that prevent pollution, protect marine life, safeguard underwater habitats, and strengthen fisheries. Because the oceans cover 71% of our planet, a healthy ocean is an important part of the solution to some of the world’s most pressing issues – from climate change to food insecurity.

The New York Gala took place on October 4 and celebrated Oceana’s twenty years of victories while looking ahead to Oceana’s future. Together, we can restore the ocean’s health and abundance for future generations.

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