High Seas

The open oceans are the world’s largest ecosystems, vital to everyone, owned by no-one. Traversed by whales, sharks, turtles, tuna and albatross and home to mysterious deep-sea creatures, these are the true wilds of our planet.

What can you do?

The challenge

Once outside coastal waters there are no governments and no owners. The high seas are shared by all of us. With a lack of rules here we have collectively devastated much of the wildlife. But it's also the venue of perhaps our greatest conservation success - saving the whales. If we work together to protect and share the bounty of the high seas, we can ensure it thrives for future generations.

Voice for the Planet

People around the world are adding their voice to call for urgent action to help our planet.

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Love our oceans?
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Did you know?

The High Seas cover half our planet and are shared by all of us. But only 1% of the high seas are protected.

Rewild. Rebalance. Recover.

Go on an interactive journey across our astonishing planet.

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Schools & Youth

Help us inspire the next generation to connect with nature and safeguard our planet.

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