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 takes place on October 4 and will celebrate 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.

For more information, please email nygala@oceana.org