At a glance
To avoid climate change and the collapse of the global food systems, at least 30 percent of world oceans need protection.1 Creating a marine protected area around Ascension Island will take the UK contribution to 32 percent, setting a global precedent and creating the largest marine protected area in the Atlantic.
Blue Marine Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the ocean to health. It creates marine reserves, restores habitats and establishes models of sustainable fishing. The Blue Marine Foundation works using a combination of top-down intervention to improve governance of seas and bottom-up project delivery to help local communities at the front line of ocean conservation.