The world’s oceans are choking. Plastic rubbish washes up on beaches all around the world. Regularly it is found in the stomachs of fish, sea birds and other wildlife, ultimately killing them if it does not first compromise their fertility,
Sustainable cities all around the world
Geographically, historically and culturally, you might think that Brazil, China and India have very little in common. However, while these countries may be worlds apart on many levels, all three have been developing at exponential rates and are facing similar challenges.
ClimateWorks: strengthening the response to climate change
To sustain life on earth as we know it, we must prevent average global temperatures from rising more than 2°C and keep atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) below 450 parts per million.
Regulating fishing practices in the Arctic
The Arctic, an open wilderness of glaciers, tundra and sea ice, covers much of the earth’s northern pole. An area of pristine beauty, its unique ecosystem teems with wildlife – foxes, polar bears, caribou, walruses, seals, whales and fish colonies, as well as large populations of migratory birds...
Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.