In support of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 10 and 14
The oceans are some of the last untamed frontiers on our planet. Too big to police, and under no clear international authority, these treacherous waters play host to the extremes of human behavior and activity. The Outlaw Ocean Project uncovers a globe-spanning network of crime and exploitation that emanates from the fishing, oil and shipping industries – but to which all of us are connected. The nonprofit produces innovative journalism from this lawless realm seen and heard all over the world — from documentaries to original music.
Visit The Outlaw Ocean website to learn about the important work of the nonprofit.
Ian Urbina is a reporter and author who writes for The New York Times, The Atlantic, National Geographic and others. Urbina is the author of The New York Times bestseller “The Outlaw Ocean” (2019), based on five years of reporting, much of it offshore, exploring lawlessness on the high seas. Urbina has since launched The Outlaw Ocean non profit, which engages in innovative storytelling practices on ocean issues, including The Outlaw Ocean Music Project.