These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate Oceana Left-leaning in bias but pro-science based on adhering to the consensus on ocean pollution. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Oceana is the largest international ocean conservation and advocacy organization. Oceana works to protect and restore the world’s oceans through targeted policy campaigns. Oceana is focused solely on oceans, dedicated to achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.
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Analysis / Bias
Oceana is an ocean conservation organization focused on influencing specific policy decisions on the national level to preserve and restore the world’s oceans. In other words, they are an environmental lobby group. They also publish evidence-based reports such as this Exposed: Amazon’s enormous and rapidly growing plastic pollution problem. All information is sourced from credible media outlets and scientific journals. They are generally left-leaning in bias based on concern for the environment and pro-science with evidence.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Oceana Left-leaning in bias but pro-science based on adhering to the consensus on ocean pollution. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 2/18/2018) Updated (07/03/2023)
Last Updated on July 3, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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