This is something I stumbled across tonight while reading my LinkedIn feed. This organization was founded by some powerful people from many diverse backgrounds and stories, but I believe it is what this world needs. When people in power speak and stand up for something, people listen. I hope many people hear this...
Here is are some excerpts from the website, but I encourage you to look at it firsthand:
In collaboration with partners, OceanElders aims to achieve enduring impact at scale in ocean conservation and - See more at: http://www.oceanelders.org/the-ocean-elders/#sthash.ZOosrZmX.dpuf
OceanElders is an independent group of global leaders who have joined together to serve as a catalyst in the conservation and protection of the ocean and its wildlife. These individuals use their collective influence, supported by science and data, to promote ocean conservation, pursue the protection of the ocean’s habitat and wildlife, and preserve its ecosystems and species biodiversity. - See more at: http://www.oceanelders.org/about-us/#sthash.hnZcrEfr.dpuf