We raise money

to develop enduring conservation solutions from pioneering research
to nurture local conservation action and education
to champion international protection
to inspire a new generation of Ocean Guardians

Who are we?

Ocean Giants Trust is an international conservation charity, which protects the ocean’s largest and most threatened marine species, and their biologically important habitats.

What do we do?

Responding to the global threat of extinction to some of the most iconic species on the planet, we believe that only through integrating international research, with local marine conservation and education will Ocean Giants survive and thrive.

Who do we work with?

Working exclusively with both internationally renowned scientists, and local project partners we offer a new, refreshing and more effective approach to the understanding and protection of Ocean Giants.

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If you would like to donate to the ongoing work of Ocean Giants Trust, please give here to help us in our mission to save Ocean Giants from extinction.

Whether you set up a monthly payment or want to make a single donation, your support will help to enable projects that focus on research and education that drives the conservation of marine megafauna species.

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  • UNDERWATER ULTRASOUND! πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€βš•οΈπŸ¦ˆ
@simonjpierce & @chrisrohner from @marinemegafauna joined the Galapagos Whale Shark Project and others to find out more about whale shark reproduction... .
Only one pregnant female whale shark has ever been examined (named megamamma). She contained 304 little pups! .
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@simonjpierce has written a lovely little article about their trip in his newsletter, so go sign up now! .
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  • πŸ”Ή DYK that both reef and oceanic manta rays can be identified using the spot pattern on their ventral side (underbelly)? Just like whale sharks, it is unique to each individual. πŸ”Ή@lamaveproject are building a national Philippines photo-ID catalogue using submissions from citizen science, as well as the team’s own encounters. πŸ”Ή
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  • Know your SAWFISH! 
This month saw international sawfish day, so here are some jawsome facts. πŸ“•DYK that whilst they may look similar to sharks, they belong to a family of rays;
πŸ“—DYK that they use their rostrum to catch prey, slashing it from side to side in order to dislodge small prey from the bottom;
πŸ“˜& DYK that all 5 species are Endangered or Critically Endangered, having been hunted for their fins, their teeth, saw and more for many years. .
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πŸ–Œ Illustration by @peppermintnarwhal. 
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  • Want to work with sharks and rays in the Philippines? 🦈🦈🦈 @lamaveproject are recruiting! You can check out their open positions and volunteering opportunities on their website, and keep an eye out on their Facebook page! πŸ‘€ .
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