Oceanic Society News

November 11, 2014

SEE Turtles joins Oceanic SocietyWe are excited to announce that SEE Turtles, the world’s first non-profit focused on supporting sea...

August 25, 2014

This entry was written by Samantha Whitcraft, an Oceanic Society naturalist and conservation biologist with WildAid who leads our Florida Manatees & Endangered Ecosystems Expedition.


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August 4, 2014

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 ...

July 7, 2014

At first it was just an ivory speck against an endless snowy backdrop on the eastern coast of Spitsbergen Island that took minutes to find even with binoculars. It grew in size as our boat slowly approached and by the...

June 24, 2014

Few groups of animals are as dazzling and diverse as the cephalopods, a group of around 800 living marine species that includes squid, octopuses, cuttlefish, and nautiluses. In honor of Cephalopod Week...

June 11, 2014

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 ...

June 3, 2014

Oceanic Society's 2014 Farallon Islands whale watching season (late-May through mid-November) is off to an exciting start! Participants aboard Sunday's cruise to the Farallon Islands were treated to sightings of more than 25 humpback whales, as well as large groups of California sea lions and Common Murres,...

May 23, 2014

Wallace J. Nichols. © Heather YoungWallace J. Nichols is a scientist, wild water advocate, community organizer, dad, and author of the upcoming book, ...

May 20, 2014

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 ...

May 16, 2014

Ulithi atoll marine conservationSince 2004, Oceanic Society has been assisting the community on Falalop at Ulithi Atoll (Yap state) in Micronesia in their effort to sustainably manage local marine resources. Initially...