Steering Committee

Agence Française pour la Biodiversité

Public establishment of the French Ministry of the Environment

Armateurs de France

Armateurs de France is the professional organization for French transport and maritime services companies.


The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) is the largest governmental research organization in France.

French committee of IUCN

International Union for Conservation of Nature helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.

French Maritime Cluster

The French Maritime Cluster (CMF) is an organisation established in 2006 by and for professionals to promote the interests of all sectors of the maritime economy from manufacturing to services.

Innovations Bleues

Association in charge of the Ocean and Climate platform Secretary that promotes the sustainable development of economically viable, socially responsible, and environmental-friendly marine activities.


Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO is the United Nations body for ocean science, ocean observatories, ocean data and information exchange, and ocean services such as Tsunami warning systems.

Nausicaá : Centre National de la Mer

Nausicaā Centre National de la Mer is a public aquarium located in Boulogne-sur-Mer in France. It is one of the largest public aquariums of Europe.


At Océanopolis, see the sea through the eyes of a scientist, a world of priceless flora and fauna that needs our protection.

Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute

The Paul Ricard Oceanography Institute was founded in 1966 to “To Know ,To make Known, and to protect the sea”. Its main mission is to study biodiversity and the impact of human activities on marine life.

Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

The Foundation was initially created in 2006 by Prince Albert II of Monaco and it concentrates on environmental protection, sustainable development, climate change and the promotion of renewable energies as well as biodiversity

Surfrider Foundation Europe

Surfrider Foundation Europe is a non profit organization, dedicated to defending, saving, improving and managing in a sustainable manner the ocean, coastline, waves and the people who enjoy them.

Tara Expeditions

Tara Expeditions is a French non-profit organization active since 2003 in favor of the environment. A legendary boat built for extreme conditions, Tara is the platform for high-level scientific research missions.

The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Pew Charitable Trusts works to protect some of the world’s most important and unspoiled ocean environments. Its Global Ocean Legacy project assists governments around the world to create large, highly protected marine reserves.