Spawned by Earthjustice (link), Oceana has received $62 million from the Pew Trusts and $4.8 million from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

 Among Oceana's most notable accomplishments to date was the charteribg of a plush fishing yacht to "help" in the Gulf oil spill crisis in the summer of 2011 (see "Oceana scientists "roughing it" in the Gulf here) and removing themselves from the hot tub log enough to manage to discover "devastation" of the Gulf of Mexico bottom community - while the well was still spewing, of course - caused by trawling.