sea turtle rescue

19 Grants Awarded to Sea Turtle Conservation Programs Worldwide

January 20, 2022

We are proud to announce that Oceanic Society has awarded 19 small grants to sea turtle conservation projects in Cabo…

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Update Regarding COVID-19 and Oceanic Society Expeditions

January 16, 2022

Post updated: January 14, 2022 (originally posted March 19, 2020) Dear Travelers, As we transition into 2022, we find that…

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Izzy Szczepaniak

Remembering Naturalist Izzy Szczepaniak (1950-2021)

January 7, 2022

As we ease into the year 2022, it is with great sorrow that we recount the loss of our dear…

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Komodo clownfish

Oceanic Society’s 2021 Year In Review

December 21, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we want to thank you for supporting Oceanic Society and our mission to improve…

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sponsored educational bay cruise

Sponsored Cruises Expand Access to Ocean Experiences in San Francisco

December 20, 2021

After more than 50 years of leading whale watching tours from San Francisco, we know that such first-hand ocean experiences…

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great blue hole belize

New Community Offers the Chance to Win a Trip to Belize and More

November 17, 2021

We are excited to be partnering with our friends at Mostly Green on the launch of their new community focused…

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Which Whale am I Watching? A Visual Guide to Identifying Whales by Their Tails

November 4, 2021

Whales often raise their tails, called flukes, out of the water when they dive, and flukes have characteristics that are…

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Palau’s Jellyfish Lake Awaits Your Visit

November 1, 2021

Palau’s famous Ongeim’l Tketau, or Jellyfish Lake, on Mecherchar Island is a saltwater lake known worldwide for its profusion of…

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It’s A Great Time to Donate Stock to Charity

October 22, 2021

With the recent appreciation in the stock market, now would be a great time to consider making a charitable donation…

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Oceanic Society and Seiko Partner to Support Sea Turtle Conservation

October 19, 2021

We are delighted to announce a new partnership between Oceanic Society and Seiko Watch of America that will support our…

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coral reef survey

Groundbreaking Survey of the World’s Reefs Reveals the Extent of the Coral Reef Crisis

October 8, 2021

Today, after spending ten years assessing the state of coral reefs around the world, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans…

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killer whales (orcas) near Farallon Islands

Killer Whale Sightings Near Farallon Islands Support Research

October 6, 2021

One of the most exciting aspects of making the trip to the Farallon Islands is that we never know just what…

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Coral Reef With Turtles

New Framework for Important Marine Turtle Areas Presented at the World Conservation Congress

September 29, 2021

Every four years, the world’s largest federation of nature experts — The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)…

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great blue hole belize

Oceanic Society and Planet Oat Partner to Build Awareness for Ocean Conservation

August 31, 2021

We are excited to announce a new partnership between Oceanic Society and Planet Oat Oatmilk that aims to raise awareness for…

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What Can I Do About Climate Change? Your Questions Answered.

August 12, 2021

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) August 9, 2021 press release was clear-…

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