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For the Love of The Ocean


The New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium (NEAq) is a catalyst for global change through public engagement, commitment to marine animal conservation, leadership in education, innovative scientific research, and effective advocacy for vital and vibrant oceans.

With a mission to protect the blue planet, the New England Aquarium considers the health of the ocean and its ecosystems of paramount importance to maintaining Earth’s habitability for future generations. NEAq has been active in the Trash Free Seas Alliance since 2019.

“Ocean Conservancy and NEAq share the belief that ocean conservation solutions must be pragmatic and science-based.  As we work together to mitigate the impacts of climate change, we support smart and bold advocacy that protects our ocean and the animals and people who depend on it.” – Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, New England Aquarium

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