Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea (ACOPS) 11 Dartmouth Street, London SW1 NBN, England. T: (44 20) 7799 3033. Fax: (44 20) 7799 2933. Web: www.acops.org. IUCN member. Founded 1952 at the initiative of Sir James Callaghan, former British Prime Minister. Promotes "strategies for sustainable global development relating to coastal and marine environment, through scientific, legal, and policy research and advisory and public awareness activities." Has advisory boards on: Oceans and Coastal Areas Management and Policy; Pollution Control and Prevention; and Marine Natural Resources Management. Members of ACOPS are representatives of international organizations and "eminent individual members."