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The One Ocean Foundation supports and creates innovative projects through strategic partnerships, facilitating collaborations between companies and organizations, and creating shared value.

Marine Pollution

And the Great Garbage Patches

Currently, we estimate a total of approximately 8 million tons of plastic enter our ocean every year. The Ellen MacArthur…

Marine Pollution

The excess of nitrogen and phosphorus in the ocean

This type of pollution is caused by the over enrichment of water with nitrogen and phosphorus, usually coming from land…

Ocean Literacy

Phytoplankton captures CO2 and transports it to the sea floor

Another important role of the ocean is its ability to cycle and sequester carbon. The deep water and benthic sediments…

Ocean Literacy

A chemical process

Ocean acidification is caused by an increase in atmospheric CO2 entering the water. The ocean absorbs roughly 30% of all…

Ocean Literacy

A wealth still to be explored

Even though humanity’s actions to date have not always reflected it, many of us deeply appreciate the intrinsic value, biodiversity and…

Global Warming

Consequences of global warming 4

Changes in temperature, as well as other factors such as increased evaporation (leading to higher salinity) and increased freshwater content…

Global Warming

Consequences of global warming 3

Coral reefs heavily support the economic, social and cultural services of the countries in which they exist and often account for…

Global Warming

Consequences of global warming 2

The IPCC Earth System Model has reported high confidence that a positive feedback loop exists between increasing temperatures and the…

Ocean Literacy

Consequences of Global Warming 1

Increase of ocean heat content has been a large contributor to global mean sea-level rise, about 30%, due to thermal…

Global Warming

And its effects

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its 5th assessment has reported with high confidence that more than 90% of…