NEKTON

nek · ton | -tuh n noun – Zoology

‘Aquatic animals that are able to swim and move independently of water currents.’

PROJECT NEKTON:

The codename for the first descent to full ocean depth in 1960.

Our Story

Nekton is a not-for-profit research foundation and a UK registered charity established to accelerate the scientific exploration and protection of the ocean.

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Strategic Focus & Approach

We work with and on behalf of ocean nations - combining applied research, knowledge exchange and ocean policy and public engagement activities to achieve maximum impact.

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The Team

Nekton is run by a core team of management and staff across scientific research, marine operations, ocean policy, knowledge exchange, communications and multi-platform content creation and distribution.

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Governance & Advisory

Nekton is a registered charity, led by a board of Trustees supported by an Advisory Board of experts.

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PRESS

Visit the Nekton Newsroom for all media materials, recent coverage and to contact our press office.

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CONTACT

Please contact the Nekton team with ideas, news or views.

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