Animal related

SEA SHEPHERD CONSERVATION SOCIETY

Quick Facts

aka SSCS

Alexandria, VA

Mission

Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) is an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.

Ruling Year

1982

President

Captain Paul Watson

Main Address

PO Box 8628

Alexandria, VA 22306 USA

Keywords

Wildlife, Marinelife, Ocean, Whales, Conservation, Dolphins, Seals

EIN

93-0792021

 Number

6131923459

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Wildlife Preservation/Protection (D30)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

Animal Protection and Welfare (includes Humane Societies and SPCAs) (D20)

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Our programs

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Taiji- Cove Guardians

Faroe Islands- Operation GrindStop

Costa Rica- Sea Turtle Anti-Poaching Campaign

Operation Milagro

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Our mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

Sea Shepherd uses innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.

Sea Shepherd has been patrolling the high seas and enforcing conservation law worldwide for over 37 years. With your help, we have saved countless lives of dolphins, seals, whales, fish, and much more! Your support is what drives our enforcement and conservation efforts, strengthens our resolve, and makes possible the successes we achieve. Sea Shepherd campaigns cannot happen without your help. Your continued investment in Sea Shepherd is crucial in securing a future for our fragile oceans and the wonderful beings that inhabit them.

Sea Shepherd has been patrolling the high seas and enforcing conservation law worldwide for over 37 years. With your help, we have saved countless lives of dolphins, seals, whales, fish, and much more! Your support is what drives our enforcement and conservation efforts, strengthens our resolve, and makes possible the successes we achieve.

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SEA SHEPHERD CONSERVATION SOCIETY

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No