Ocean Leaders off-campus partners include a diverse array of government, private sector, and civil society organizations working on marine issues.



Ocean Wise is a global ocean conservation organization focused on protecting and restoring our world’s oceans. It aims to inspire people in every corner of the planet to participate in creating healthy oceans.




Ocean Networks Canada operates world-leading ocean observatories that collect data on physical, chemical, biological, and geological aspects of the ocean for the advancement of science and the benefit of Canada.



COMPASS is an organization dedicated to helping scientists engage more effectively in public discourse on the environment.



Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup works to inspire Canadians to keep all shorelines free of litter and isrecognized as one of the largest direct action conservation programs in Canada.



ESSA Technologies Ltd is an innovative consulting company specializing in environmental and social sciences and decision support.



City of Vancouver is the municipal government of Vancouver, including the City Council and Mayor’s Office, which governs municipal regulations and services.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada is the federal lead for managing Canada’s fisheries, its oceans and freshwater resources, and safeguarding its waters.



The Center for Ocean Solutions is a non-profit boundary organization that works with major problems facing the ocean and prepares leaders to take on these challenges.



Living Oceans Foundation is an organization working to ensure Canada’s oceans are sustainably managed and thriving with abundant and diverse sea life that supports vibrant and resilient communities.



David Suzuki Foundation is an environmental non-profit that uses research, advocacy, education, and policy work to build a sustainable Canada.



Image resultTides Canada helps Canadians secure a healthy environment in ways that promote social equity and economic prosperity.


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California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth.



Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is a national charity dedicated to to the protection of public land and water, and ensuring  parks are managed to protect the nature within them.



Island Scallops Ltd is Canada’s largest private marine research hatchery and first fully-integrated shellfish producer.



 Coastal Aquaculture Research and Training Network (based at the University of Victoria) comprises a multidisciplinary team of scientists that form an intra-university collaborative network to address research and training initiatives associated with coastal aquaculture.


Major Projects Management Office is a government organization that provides project management and accountability, and facilitates improvements for major resource projects.



The Satellite and Oceanography Division of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Association provides the research and development of remote sensing data on the world’s oceans and creates products to meet the needs of users for satellite data and other information on the oceans.



Institut de recherche pour le développement is a French research organization that promotes interdisciplinary research to understand the relationship between humans and the environment.





The Environmental Stewardship Branch of Environment and Climate Change Canada work to conserve and protect Canada’s environment and natural resources.


Ecopath Research and Development Consortium is a supporting, cooperative network focused on the research, development, and sustainability of the Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) approach and software, its information basis, and complementary activities and capabilities.




Ecology Action Centre works with communities and scientists at the local, regional, national, and international level to build a healthier and more sustainable world.


The Canadian Groundfish Research and Conservation Society is committed to the conservation and sustainable management of Canadian groundfish off the west coast of British Columbia.