More and more cruisers are becoming interested in what they can do to help keep the ports they love to visit in the shape or better than they were found in.
Here are ten of our favorite organization helping to protect and restore the exotic, often threatened, natural environments, and observe wildlife we so love to see in port on our cruise travels.
Ocean Conservancy works to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. They are a science-based, solutions-based organization working towards a healthy ocean and protecting the wildlife and communities that depend on it.
Coral Restoration Foundation claims to be the world’s largest non-profit marine-conservation organization dedicated to restoring coral reefs to a healthy state, in Florida and globally. Protecting the coral reefs’ natural recovery processes through the large-scale cultivation, out-planting, and monitoring of genetically diverse, reef-building corals.