The Advisory Committee on the Protection of the Sea (ACOPS) is an environmental NGO that informs, advises and engages to achieve sound policy and sustainable seas. We aspire to connect change makers and the public with scientific, legal and policy specialists with an eye to realising long-term progress and the rule of law.

ACOPS has consultative observer status with numerous intergovernmental bodies, including the Arctic Council, the OSPAR Convention, the International Maritime Organization, the International Seabed Authority and the London Convention and Protocol.

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