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Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fundraiser at NSU Draws Record Crowd

Friends and supporters of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) gathered recently at NSU’s Don Taft University Center to attend GHOF’s 4th-annual fundraiser. Money raised helps benefit research at NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute as well as the foundation’s numerous ongoing scientific initiatives related to conservation and best management practices for sustainable marine environments.

Joining Guy Harvey, Ph.D., who along with like-minded businessmen and scientists formed the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation in 2008, was a record crowd of more than 250 attendees at the “island casual” evening fundraiser.

“I am humbled and truly honored to see this level of support,” said Harvey, who along with fellow artist, Wyland, provided original artwork for the live auction portion of the evening. “Healthy oceans are essential for life on our planet. It is our collective responsibility to conserve the marine environment and maintain the biodiversity of our oceans.”

In its fourth year of existence, the GHOF has been generous internationally with its support—in both science and grants—to provide common sense solutions to reversing overfishing, pollution and other threats to the marine ecosystem.

Numerous organizations and causes have benefited from GHOF support over the years, including the GHRI, Bimini Biological Field Station, University of Florida: Florida Museum of Natural History, Mote Marine Laboratory, The Ocean Foundation, Florida Sea Grant’s Guy Harvey Scholarship, Florida State University, University of South Florida, Florida International University, University of Texas, University of Southern Mississippi, Central Caribbean Marine Institute and the RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at the University of Miami.