Seacology

Rating: 4.89 stars   46 reviews

Issues: Environment, Water

Location: 1623 Solano Ave. Berkeley CA 94707 USA

Mission: Seacology is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization with the sole purpose of preserving the environments and cultures of islands worldwide. We implement solutions by asking islanders to identify a communal need Seacology could support, such as an elementary school or fresh water delivery system. In exchange the village agrees to establish and manage a marine or terrestrial reserve. Our innovative win-win model is inexpensive, maintains indigenous land ownership and improves the entire community.
Geographic areas served: International in scope, Seacology supports island environments and cultures worldwide.
Programs: Seacology supports island villages and ecosystems around the world. To date, Seacology has launched 210 island-based projects, saving 1,012,686 acres of marine ecosystems and 159,312 acres of terrestrial habitat. In return for establishing island marine and forest reserves, Seacology has helped islanders build facilities such as schools, community centers, solar energy systems, and other critically-needed structures, and funded programs providing scholarships, vital medical services and supplies for island communities. Seacology has projects in 44 countries on 100 islands around the globe. A list of all our island projects can be found at www.seacology.org.
2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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(510) 559-3505
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Rating: 4 stars  

I have always loved the ocean since I was a child. Now as an adult, the ocean still calls. When I am affording the opportunity to take vacations, there is no other place I'd rather be then on an island.

Seacology places similar value on the ocean and its islands. They are one of the few non-GMO's that provide a perfect balance between conservation, while honoring the people of the islands. The concept is brilliant, their holistic approach innovative, and their compassion for their work commendable. The work that Seacology does on this planet is incredibly important. Thank you to those that make their work possible.

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About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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