Conservation Resources Archive - Sailors for the Sea

Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation

ASC mobilizes the outdoor community to gather scientific data, driving conservation around the world. This information provides decision makers with hard-to-attain data essential for conservation. The ASC Marine Microplastics project is currently collecting water samples worldwide to study the sources, composition and distribution of microplastics pollution.

US Sailing

US Sailing

US Sailing’s mission is to encourage participation and promote excellence in sailing and racing in the United States. Along with provide leadership, integrity and advancement for the sport of sailing.

Thorfinn Expeditions

Thorfinn Expeditions

Thorfinn Expeditions enables people to find adventure and the reward that comes from sailing in extraordinary places, in a safe and environmentally responsible way.

Summer Sailstice

Summer Sailstice is the global holiday celebrating sailing held annually on the summer solstice, the longest sailing day of the year. You can pledge to participate in Summer Sailstice and help support Sailors for the Sea.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Woods Hold Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicating this understanding for the benefit of society.



5GYRES mission is to conduct research and communicate about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and employ strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres.



SeaKeepers actively protects the oceans by equipping vessels and platforms around the world with sophisticated ocean and atmospheric monitoring sensors. SeaKeepers has a mission to inspire leaders of the world to become a voice for the oceans; bridging the gaps between science, business and the boating communities.

Pew Oceans Commission

Pew Oceans Comission

Pew Oceans Commission members in June 2000, embarked on a national review of ocean policies. For two and a half years, the commissioners traveled, speaking to thousands of citizens who live and work along the coasts, and worked with dozens of leading scientists to publish a series of reports on pollution, coastal development, marine reserves, … Read more

The Natural Resources Defense Council

National Resources Defense Council

The Natural Resources Defense Council is committed to creating and maintaining healthy, sustainable oceans through litigation, policy analysis and the support of over one million members and online activists.

National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan

National Ocean Policy

National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan translates President Obama’s National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people. The National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan describes specific actions Federal agencies will take to address key ocean challenges, give states and communities greater input in … Read more