- ANalyse Educatie en Marien Oecologisch ONderzoek (ANEMOON)
A society for people interested in marine biology near the coast of the Netherlands. The fact that ANEMOON is strictly for amateurs does not prevent a very professional approach. There are many people that help in the gathering and processing of data on the organisms that are found. ANEMOON already has an impressive database and a long list of publications to their credit.
- Coastal Zone Research Network (COZONE)
An interdisciplinary research network, to promote the coastal zone research community providing a sustainable informal network of researchers, consulting organisations and end users, of all interests in the coastal zone. Organises workshops on all coastal issues from the backshore out into coastal waters, and promotes new research applications.
- PACON International
PACON International is an international, non-profit, professional marine science and technology society dedicated to the sharing of scientific and technical information among those interested in the future of the world's oceans with a Pacific focus. Facilitates the biennial Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology.
- Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
A registered charity which has pioneered the study of the whales, dolphins and porpoises found in the waters of the Hebrides. Using study techniques that neither harm nor seriously disturb the animals, the research work undertaken provides those who manage Scotland's wildlife and habitats with the information they need to achieve effective conservation.
- The Coastal Union (EUCC)
An association with members and member organisations in 40 countries. Founded in 1989 with the aim of promoting coastal conservation by bridging the gap between scientists, environmentalists, site managers, planners and policy makers, it has grown since then into the largest network of coastal practitioners and experts in Europe, with 14 National Branches and offices in seven countries.
- Marine Conservation Society
A leading environmental charity in the UK dedicated solely to protecting the marine environment. It has worked successfully for twenty years to highlight issues of concern and threats to both marine wildlife and to the wider marine and coastal environment, and brings them to the attention of the public, media, politicians and Government agencies alike.
- Association of Marine Scientific Industries
Promotes recognition and expansion of the marine scientific industry through national and European initiatives and assists in the development of governmental oceanographic programmes and services by offering a means of active and positive co-operation with the European Commission and national governments.