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Oceanic Society News
November 8, 2013
Oceanic Society is excited to announce six small grants to sea turtle conservation projects in Cape Verde, Cook Islands, Ecuador, Grenada, India, and Mexico....
November 5, 2013
This post was written by Oceanic Society Fellow, Amanda Gibson, who is living and working with the Guna people of southeastern Panama, in the town of Armila. You can read Amanda's...
November 4, 2013
Since 2004, Oceanic Society has been assisting the community on Falalop at Ulithi Atoll in Micronesia in their effort to sustainably manage local marine resources....
October 16, 2013
The following is the first blog post by Oceanic Society Fellow, Amanda Gibson, who will be spending the next 8 months living with the Guna people of southeastern Panama, in the town of Armila. Join us in following Amanda throughout her fellowship.
“We’re a sea turtle conservation organization that works with...
October 15, 2013
Today marks the inagural observance of Pacific Leatherback Conservation Day in California. The annual celebration was created by the State of California in 2013 in an effort to raise awareness about the conservation of the Pacific leatherback sea turtle, which was...
October 9, 2013
We are excited to announce the launch of the Oceanic Society Fellowship Program, which is designed to support early-career conservationists and to help strengthen ties within the international conservation community through interdisciplinary, international fieldwork. Oceanic Society Fellows, named annually, will bring tools from a variety of disciplines to address conservation challenges that are critical to effective ocean conservation.
September 5, 2013
On July 22, 2013 I took on the role of Oceanic Society President/CEO, succeeding Birgit Winning who held the position for more than two decades. I am honored and excited to take on this new role, and to help bring in a new era at Oceanic Society. Though I have been employed by Oceanic Society for less than two years, my history with the organization goes much deeper…
One day in 1973, the postman brought me a real treasure—my first copy of Oceans magazine. As a...
August 16, 2013
A loggerhead turtle tagged at Turneffe Atoll has been found nesting in Mexico. This is the first record of a sea turtle that has been observed feeding in Belize and nesting in Mexico. See photos on our Facebook page.
In June 2013, Oceanic Society and the Environmental Research Institute of the University...
November 22, 2012
We are excited to report that Turneffe Atoll, Belize was declared a Marine Reserve on November 22, 2012 by by Hon. Lisel Alamilla, Belize's Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development. See the announcement below.
We look forward to working together with our partners in Belize and the Belizean government to ensure effective...
September 15, 2012
Since 2004, we have been assisting the community on Falalop at Ulithi Atoll in Micronesia in their effort to sustainably manage local marine resources. Initially, our focus was solely on a sea turtle research and conservation program led by Jennifer Cruce, as well as a small ecotourism ...
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