The Fondation de la Mer is working to undertake the great maritime adventure of the 21st century.
OUR WORK :
PROTECT / DISCOVER / SHARE
THE RICHES OFFERED BY THE SEAS
The sea is at the heart of the challenges of tomorrow
ECOLOGICAL: 50% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by the sea.
ECONOMIC: 85% of world trade passes through the sea.
SCIENTIFIC: 90% of marine species remain to be discovered.
HUMAN: 80% of the world’s population lives within 100km of a sea coast.
Europe is in the heart of the sea
THE 1 st WORLD MARITIME SPACE: The French maritime territory covers 11 million km2, Europe on 25 million km2.
FRANCE, THE ONLY COUNTRY ON WHICH THE SUN NEVER GOES DOWN: France is present on all the seas of the world.