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We capitalize on Stanford's deep expertise in ocean science and other disciplines crucial to solving ocean problems including engineering, computer science, political science, design, and business.


  • Sustainable Ocean Economies

    Developing approaches and tools to support the small island developing states of the Pacific in their efforts to integrate development and conservation.
  • Small-Scale Fisheries & Tech

    Working to use human-centered design approaches to identify new technologies that can help fishing communities manage their resources
  • Managing Ocean Risk

    Fostering collaboration between top researchers, conservationists, and entrepreneurs committed to solving ocean health challenges.
  • Addressing Illegal Fishing and Labor Abuses

    Leading an effort to accelerate action on illegal fishing and human rights violations through linked efforts on three fronts: data, supply chains, and policy.
  • Oceans & Food

    Building a community of researchers investigating the many connections between oceans and the global food system.