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Founded in 2014, Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) activates young people, develops and implements innovative solutions, and mobilizes an ocean workforce to restore the health of the ocean in our lifetime. SOA has grown the world's largest network of ocean leaders, with over 6,000 youth, entrepreneurs, mentors, leaders, and advocates based in 165 countries. SOA provides support for innovative solutions to ocean health issues through microgrants, startup funding and capacity development, and a youth leadership network. To date, Sustainable Ocean Alliance has accelerated over 260+ solutions to heal, restore, and sustain the health of the ocean. 

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Media Mentions


CNBC: Norway defends deep-sea mining, says it may help to break China and Russia’s rare earths stronghold


Time Magazine Op-Ed: Deep Sea Mining Isn't a Climate Solution  (co-authored with the President of Palau)



Forbes: Sustainability Deals Of The Week
Impact Alpha: OK Doomer: These young entrepreneurs aren’t giving up on the climate or the oceans
Impact Alpha: The Brief: Solving for oceans and climate, catalytic carveouts, Kellogg’s ReNewCo, affordable apartments, sustainability data unicorn, carbon pricing
Inc.: How a 28-Year-Old Founder Helps Entrepreneurs Profit by Cleaning the Ocean
NowThis: Mikoko Pamoja: Fighting Climate Change one Mangrove at a Time  (via Instagram, YouTube, TikTok)
NowThis: The Peru Oil Spill: How to Help Now (via Instagram, YouTube)
South Florida Business Journal: Technology & Innovation Roundup: 1909 to create innovation hub in West Palm Beach
South Florida Business Journal: Ocean technology startups gain momentum 
South Florida Business Journal: 5 questions with Sustainable Ocean Alliance founder Daniela Fernandez 
BuzzFeed: Everyone On TikTok Is Obsessed With Thrifting. This Is What Five Young Climate Innovators Think Matter More.
Upwell: Only One launches new podcast with interview with SOA Founder Daniela Fernandez
Punchbowl News: Punch Up Profile: Daniela Fernandez
CNBC: Meet five young pioneers working to change the world
Op-Ed: Young Floridians are riding the wave of ocean restoration (The Orlando Sentinel, The Sun Sentinel, and The Invading Sea)





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