Since 1978, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition has been the leading voice for Antarctic conservation, working solely for the protection of Antarctica and the surrounding Southern Ocean.

About ASOC

Explore our work

Emperor Penguins

Who we are

Meet our international team of staff, campaigners, coalition members, and supporters.

Antarctic expedition guide

What we do

We work at the highest levels of Antarctic governance to protect Antarctica for all of humanity.

Tourist in Antarctica

Why we do it

Antarctica is the natural heritage of all humankind. It’s up to us to protect it.

Our Story

We have been successfully advocating for stronger Antarctic protections since 1978.