Oceana

Last updated on January 2nd, 2022 at 08:22 pm

Oceana - Pro Science - Credible

Factual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


PRO-SCIENCE

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  • 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.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

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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Funded by / Ownership

Oceana, inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that owns and publishes Oceana.org. Donations generate revenue. According to Charity Navigator, they are a 4-star charity that scores 94/100 on their index.

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 (01/02/2022)

Source: https://oceana.org/

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