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American donors can now support the Pure Ocean Fund!

American donors can now support the Pure Ocean Fund! We are happy to announce that the Pure Ocean Fund has expanded its fundraising capabilities and can now receive contributions from the US thanks to the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS). The leading resource for philanthropic giving to Europe and Africa, KBFUS enables U.S. donors […]


“The evidence is crystal clear: Nature is in trouble. Therefore we are in trouble.” Sandra Díaz, co-chair of the Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services   The IPBES Report, released on May 6, compiled by 145 experts from 50 countries, makes a devastating assessment of our planet’s biodiversity: 1 million species at risk […]


#PureOceanLoverChallenge: 52 weeks for 52 sporting challenges   Beyond funding research projects, Pure Ocean organizes sports challenges to create awareness and mobilize civil society. The Pure Ocean Lover Challenge, inspired by the Ice Bucket Challenge, invites people to actively participate in a fun campaign to safeguard the oceans. Every week, individuals or companies, will take […]


65 applications received for the first Pure Ocean Call for Projects   Launched in April 2018, the first Pure Ocean Call for Projects was a significant milestone for the fund. We received 65 projects from 20 different countries, of which 33% were from France. We also received projects from : 13% UK, 13% USA, 6% […]


Our Scientific Committee, a mark of credibility and committment      Pure Ocean’s wish was to convene an independent & international Scientific Committee that would select the projects to be supported by the fund. The scientific credibility of the future foundation depended on it. In December 2017, this was accomplished! Distinguished scientists have honoured us […]


With our three new recruits, Pure Ocean has consolidated its team and is now under full sail! From left to right: Thomas, Gwen, Deborah, Laura, Stephanie Here’s a little introduction to the team: Laura Delaye is in charge of general coordination of the fund. After a master’s degree in Environmental Science and several experiences in […]

Pure Ocean announces 2018 Call for Projects award winners

Friday, April 5, Pure Ocean announced the 9 winning projects that will receive financial support following the 2018 call for projects. We received 65 applications from 21 countries and over 300 scientists. We would like to thank all the applicants for the high quality of the proposals submitted. Pure Ocean supports projects that have the […]