The TerraMar Project’s mission is to create and empower a global community of ocean citizens. We promote awareness, responsibility and transparency of the high seas.
Our web-based nonprofit empowers the global community to connect via citizenship, education and social engagement.
TMP believes in the Law of the Commons, which is why citizenship to the high seas is integral to our success. Did you know the high seas already belong to you?
Becoming a citizen of TerraMar enables you to become part of the first high seas community. Your citizenship gives a voice to marine life that cannot speak for themselves. You are standing up for the future of 45% of our planet. The high seas are the least explored, most ignored place on earth. They may be out of sight, but should not be out of mind.
Join us! Become a citizen –it’s free- then educate yourself, friends and family through our fun and innovative website.
Did you know the high seas cover 45% of our planet? That’s almost half of our planet and 64% of the world’s oceans.
This poorly regulated part of our planet is being devastated. Illegal activity, oil spills, overfishing, pollution and trawling are just some of the problems.
The High Seas, plural noun: The open waters of an ocean or a sea beyond the limits of the territorial jurisdiction of a country. Also referred to as, international waters.
United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea - UNCLOS: The Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) declared that the international seabed and its mineral resources are the common heritage of all mankind. This Convention and its implementing agreements guarantees freedom of navigation, requires that fisheries are sustainable and that exploitation of seabed mineral resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction are carried out “for the benefit of mankind.”