Category: Members


The Association Monégasque sur l’Acidification des Océans (AMAO) was created by the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco. Its purpose is to disseminate, promote and facilitate international actions on oceans acidification and other global stress factors on marine environment.


For a cooperative trade ecosystem with cargo-sailing ships for the Arc Atlantic secondary harbors


The Association Nationale des Élus du Littoral gathers the elected representatives of the local authorities of the French coastline of metropolitan and overseas territories, round specific stakes of economic development and coastal protect.

Association française d’Halieutique

The association gathers a large majority  of the french scientists working in fisheries sciences and promotes the diffusion of scientic knowledge for the sustainable and human-friendly exploitation of living marine resources.

Cité de l’océan

12 universes to understand the Ocean. Gripping spécial effects, 3D animations and interadtive exhibitions transform this visit into a captiving odyssey of knowledge of the ocean planet.


The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is the largest governmental research organization in France.


The Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative seeks to integrate science, technology, policy, law and economics to maintain the integrity of deep-ocean ecosystems.

Ethic Ocean

Ethic Ocean is a environmental organization dedicated to the preservation of the ocean and its resources.

Esprit de VELOX

The Fondation aims to protect and improve the environment, encourage scientific, artistic, and social innovation. The Esprit de VELOX programme pioneers at sea, a non-invasive maritime research of the Earth system.

ESTRAN Cité de la Mer

Aquarium Museum of the normandy coast in Dieppe, the « ESTRAN Cité de la Mer » missions are education, management and preservation of the coastal environment.

Expedition MED

Since 2001, the association Expédition MED develops with its civil public-spirited laboratory and several university laboratories, a program of scientific research and mobilization, on the plastic waste pollution in the marine environment in the Mediterranean Sea.


The French Facility for Global Environment is a public facility working to promote protection of the global environment in developing countries.

French committee of IUCN

International Union for Conservation of Nature helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.

French Maritime Cluster

The French Maritime Cluster (CMF) is an organisation established in 2006 by and for professionals to promote the interests of all sectors of the maritime economy from manufacturing to services.

The French Southern and Antarctic Lands

The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF) are an overseas territory under the authority of a Prefect. Created in 1955, they are composed of the Crozet and Kerguelen archipelagos, the islands of Saint-Paul and Amsterdam, the Adelie Land within the Antarctic continent and the Scattered Islands.

Fondation Jacques Rougerie

Jacques Rougerie wanted to create a framework for the emergence and development of new talents (architects, engineers, designers) who will invent and build the habitats and lifestyles of tomorrow, enhancing the potential of the sea and space while respecting this univers.

German Ocean Foundation

The German Ocean Foundation aims to enforce a sustainable ocean policy by supporting an interdisciplinary dialogue between ocean stakeholders from science, politics, economy and civil society.

Global Ocean Forum

The Global Ocean Forum is an international, independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting good governance of the ocean, sustainable development for coastal and island peoples around the globe, and healthy marine ecosystems.

Global Ocean Trust

The Global Ocean Trust promotes a new approach to the large ocean habitat of the High Seas and the deep sea areas beyond national jurisdiction.


Ifremer, through its research work and expert advice, contributes to knowledge of the oceans and their resources, to monitoring of marine and coastal environments and to the sustainable development of marine activities.


Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO is the United Nations body for ocean science, ocean observatories, ocean data and information exchange, and ocean services such as Tsunami warning systems.


The International Organization for Migration is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.

Innovations Bleues

Association in charge of the Ocean and Climate platform Secretary that promotes the sustainable development of economically viable, socially responsible, and environmental-friendly marine activities.

Institut de Recherche pour le Développement

IRD is a research organization unlike any other in the field of European research for development. The IRD seeks to confront the major challenges of development by carrying out research, capacity building and innovation missions in Southern countries.  

Institut Français de la Mer

The “Institut Français de la Mer” is an association which, through studies , conferences , publications and influence actions develops awareness of the fundamental role of the sea and promotes sustainable maritime activities.

Labex Corail

The LABEX “CORAL” aims to provide a platform of knowledge about coral ecosystems in order to manage them better.


LabexMER “A changing ocean” is a cluster of Excellence (“Labex”) funded by the French “Investment for the future” program, supported by French Ministry of Research and Education.


LEMONSEA aims to raise awareness especially among youth concerning ocean acidification through innovative tools and support initiatives to spur concrete solutions.

Marine Stewardship Council

Given the risks of unsustainable fishing, the MSC is committed to the protection of species and marine habitats through a demanding ecolabelling programme that allows consumers to choose sustainable seafood.

Mercator Ocean

The French centre for analysis and forecasting of the global ocean, entrusted by the EC to implement the Marine Service of Copernicus, the EU Earth Observation and Monitoring Programme.

Mission Blue

Mission Blue is a non-profit organization dedicated to igniting public support for a global network of marine protected areas — Hope Spots! — large enough to save and restore the ocean, the blue heart of the planet.


Cultural and Ecological federation of the Marquesas islands – Community NGO.  


The North Atlantic Salmon Fund campaign to restore salmon stocks.


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an american environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of more than 2 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of nearly 500 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.


The Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) is an IAEA “Peaceful Uses Initiative” (PUI) project. The OA-ICC acts as a hub to promote and facilitate global actions on ocean acidification in three overall areas: science, capacity building and communication.


At Océanopolis, see the sea through the eyes of a scientist, a world of priceless flora and fauna that needs our protection.

The Ocean Foundation

The Ocean Foundation’s mission is to support, strengthen and promote organizations dedicated to reversing the trend of destruction of ocean environments around the world.


OceanoScientific aims at taking part in the protection of ocean environment in raising the general public awareness and enriching its knowledge about causes and consequences of climate change through observations at the ocean – atmosphere interface in sea areas subject to little or no scientific exploration.

Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute

The Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute was founded in 1966 to “To Know ,To make Known, and to protect the sea”. Its main mission is to study biodiversity and the impact of human activities on marine life.

The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts works to protect some of the world’s most important and unspoiled ocean environments. Its Global Ocean Legacy project assists governments around the world to create large, highly protected marine reserves.

Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Against a backdrop of global change and for the benefit of society, the objective of Plymouth Marine Laboratory is to develop and apply world-leading, integrated marine science towards the sustainable future of the ocean.


POGO is a consortium of oceanographic institutions around the world to promote and coordinate the observation of the global ocean.

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

The Foundation was initially created in 2006 by Prince Albert II of Monaco and it concentrates on environmental protection, sustainable development, climate change and the promotion of renewable energies as well as biodiversity


Paris Sciences et Lettres is a new research university, made of cooperative actions between the École normale supérieure, the Collège de France, ESPCI ParisTech, Chimie ParisTech, the Observatoire de Paris, the Université Paris-Dauphine and the Institut Curie.

Race for Water

Race for Water is a foundation dedicated to water Preservation. Through three programmes : Research, Awareness and Solutions, the foundation intends to LEARN, SHARE and ACT concretely to preserve water from plastic pollution.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC San Diego

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (sometimes referred to as SIO, Scripps Oceanography, or Scripps) in San Diego, California, is one of the oldest and largest centers for ocean and Earth science research in the world.


SHOM’s mission is to understand and describe the physical marine environment in its relationship with the atmosphere, the seabed and littoral zones; forecast changes and disseminate the corresponding information.

Surfrider Foundation Europe

Surfrider Foundation Europe is a non profit organization, dedicated to defending, saving, improving and managing in a sustainable manner the ocean, coastline, waves and the people who enjoy them.

Sorbonne Universités, MHNH and UPMC

The Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle is a member of Sorbonne University and participates of the growth of knowledge in the marine sphere and thus, takes part of its different missions : research, enrichment, conservation, provision of data, education and dissemination of knowledge.

Tara Expeditions

Tara Expeditions is a French non-profit organization active since 2003 in favor of the environment. A legendary boat built for extreme conditions, Tara is the platform for high-level scientific research missions.


The Union des Conservateurs d’Aquariums gathers the majority of the  great French aquariums motivated by the dissemination of knowledge on aquatic environments.

Under The Pole

Under The Pole expeditions endeavor to push the boundaries of underwater exploration. We have a bold, pioneering spirit and are relentlessly innovative and inventive in our approach.

University of Southampton

The University of Southampton offers research and degree courses in ocean and Earth science. It is one of the world’s largest groups of scientists and engineers devoted to research, teaching ad technology development in ocean and Earth science.

World Ocean Network

WON is an international association working to raise awareness on the importance of the Ocean for humanity and how our everyday actions have an impact on it

WWF France

WWF is one of the world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organizations, with over 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.