Press Releases

Dec 9 2008
New Video Explores Farallon Refuge's Wildlife, Human History and Conservation Future
Sponsored by the Oceanic Society and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

San Francisco --The nonprofit Oceanic Society and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the release of The Farallon Islands, Past Present and Future, a 30-minute film that provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Farallon Islands and the Farallon National...

Sep 9 2008
Best Oceanic Society Whale Watch Trips in 25 years

Whale feeding frenzySAN FRANCISCO ­ Last Saturday whale watchers aboard the Oceanic Society’s vessel Salty Lady, observed more than 60 humpback whales lunging out of the water and feeding close to the vessel, a great white shark,...

May 14 2008

San Francisco, CA.

The Oceanic Society announces the start of the 24th season of Farallon Island Educational Whale Watching Cruises. The Sanctuary is host to Blue and Humpback Whales, Dolphins, and sustains Seals, and Hundredss of Thousands of Seabirds.

The Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge is...

Jan 11 2008
6-Year Hiatus is now Over

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 11, 2008 - Honolulu: After a six year hiatus, Midway Atoll is being reopened to week-long excursions. Imagine yourself on a tiny island in the midst of the Pacific, surrounded by a million nesting seabirds and the remnants of a battle that changed the course of World War II, and within the largest marine conservation area in the world.

Oceanic Society, a...

Dec 12 2007
Seeking Volunteers for Field Research
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 12, 2007 - The Oceanic Society, a nonprofit marine conservation organization, is seeking volunteers to join their field research expeditions, assisting scientists studying marine wildlife and aquatic habitats.
Working alongside field researchers, volunteers perform a variety of hands-on research tasks to help collect crucial scientific...