Stable Seas, a program of One Earth Future, works with militaries, governments, and other partners around the world to eliminate the maritime activities that finance and facilitate organized political violence.
Stable Seas Initiatives
Maritime Terrorism Resource Portal
The Maritime Terrorism Resource Portal provides access to Stable Seas' latest data, research, and analysis on terrorism threats in the maritime domain and how this largely ungoverened space offers myriad possibilities for financing and facilitating onshore violence.
The Stable Seas Maritime Security Index measures and maps nine maritime security issues. This tool highlights pressing maritime security challenges, transnational efforts to improve maritime governance, and the links connecting these issues to each other. The latest edition of the index covers 71 littoral countries in Africa, the Middle East, and the Indo-Pacific.
Violent non-state actors (VNSAs) such as terrorist and insurgent groups are increasingly turning to the seas to facilitate their campaigns of violence. What opportunities do these groups seek to exploit, for what purposes do they take to the sea, and what are the implications for the Philippines' efforts to combat terrorism and insurgency? Read more
By further improving the capabilities, capacity, and interoperability of its coast guard, Bangladesh can take a proactive stance towards identifying and interdicting drug trafficking in the maritime domain.
Mozambican security forces have established a maritime civilian no-go zone as part of a counteroffensive against Ansar al-Sunna. While it is encouraging to see proactive actions to disrupt insurgency at sea being taken, Stable Seas has concerns about these tactics' potential impacts on coastal civilians. Read more
Although Colombia has traditionally not been thought of as a maritime nation, its sustained engagement in the Caribbean and beyond demonstrate its value add not only as an individual contributor, but also as a multinational integrator of maritime security.