OPS and partners complete new film about elite vegan athletes, debunking the mythology surrounding meat as the primary source of protein.
OPS partners with Whale Sanctuary Project
Sanctuaries provide a pathway to shut down the capture and trade in dolphins taken from the wild.
International Shark protection at CITES
After Racing Extinction exposed the trade, OPS helped secure protections for 20 species of sharks and rays under CITES in 2016.
Tortuga Music Festival
OPS joined thousands of music fans and ocean lovers at the Tortuga Music Festival. Each year, Rock The Ocean Foundation invites a distinguished list of thought leaders in ocean conservation to participate in the festival’s Conservation Village, highlighting the Foundation’s five core issues: overfishing, shark conservation, coral reef degradation, marine pollution and turtle conservation. #rocktheocean
State bans on shark finning
In partnership with others, OPS efforts helped establish bans on the sale of shark fins in Texas and New Jersey.
Start with one small thing.
In partnership with Vulcan, OPS launches the ‘Start with 1 thing’ campaign.
Ending the whale meat trade
OPS investigations closed a California sushi restaurant after discovering illegal sale of endangered whale meat.
Iceland petition presented to International Whaling Commission (IWC)
OPS collected and presented over 200,000 signatures asking Icelandic government to choose whale-watching over whale-killing.