One Ocean Foundation

One Ocean Foundation develops specific projects to develops specific projects to raise awareness of the urgent raise awareness of the urgent need for concrete action on the need for concrete action on the part of individuals, organizations part of individuals, organizations and companies. and companies. The first of these projects is the The first of these projects is the Charta Smeralda, a charter to a charter to safeguard the ocean.

The Charta Smeralda is an ethical code of conduct promoting principles and actions is an ethical code of conduct promoting principles and actions to protect the ocean. It was created to raise awareness among the general public, to protect the ocean. It was created to raise awareness among the general public, businesses and all stakeholders of the urgent need to address the most critical businesses and all stakeholders of the urgent need to address the most critical problems affecting the ocean and marine and coastal ecosystems. It aims to define problems affecting the ocean and marine and coastal ecosystems. It aims to define concrete, immediate and solution-focused areas of intervention.

 

 

Plankton Planet

Plankton Planet – Oceanography 2.0: Citizens surveying the ocean!

“Creating a direct link between seafaring citizens and researchers in oceanography”

10 to 100 billion organisms live in every liter of seawater. This is plankton—the largest global network of life which provides half of our oxygen and regulates the climate. To understand the richness and especially the evolution of this invisible world— interactions, migration, acclimatization, adaptation, extinction, speciation—the Plankton Planet Initiative was launched. This is the first biological oceanography program that links thousands of citizens sailing throughout the world’s oceans with researchers who decipher  plankton biodiversity through mass sequencing of barcoded DNA. To connect these two  communities of explorers, a simple, easy-to-use sampling kit has been developed to collect plankton at spatial and temporal levels never before explored.

With experience in plankton research in common,Tara Expeditions and Plankton Planet can help each other by combining their respective expertise to increase scientific knowledge and make it accessible to all.

planktonplanet.org

Goodplanet

Founded and chaired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the GoodPlanet Foundation informs the public on issues related to our environment.

By means of educational programs that focus on ecology and cooperation, this state-approved non-profit organization proposes realistic, optimistic solutions encouraging each individual to act with respect for the planet and its inhabitants,.

Collaboration between Tara Expeditions and GoodPlanet began during the making of the film “Planet Ocean” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot. This documentary (produced by Hope Production) was created in association with Tara Expeditions which made available its network of scientific experts and the knowledge accumulated during their expeditions.

www.goodplanet.org

Groupe de Recherche en Ecologie Arctique

The Groupe de Recherche en Ecologie Arctique (Research Group in Arctic Ecology) is an associate partner of the Tara Méditerranée expedition.

www.grearctique.free.fr

EcoOcéan Institut

EcoOcéan Institut is an associate partner of the Tara Méditerranée expedition.

www.ecoocean-institut.org

Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer

Cidem is an education partner of the Tara Méditerranée expedition. 

www.snsm.org

Onepercent

1% for the Planet’s mission is to build, support and activate an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet. 1% for the Planet connects businesses, consumers and nonprofits, empowering all of us to drive big, positive change.

To learn more about One percent for the planet on their website, click here.