plastic cleanup beach

How the Circular Economy Protects Nature and Tourism Business in Coastal Kenya

February 15, 2024

Back in 2008, plastic pollution threatened both the environment and the economy of Watamu, Kenya, a small and picturesque coastal…

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Where to Swim with Whales and Whale Sharks

February 2, 2024

There may be no more humbling reminder of our place in nature than to swim with whales or whale sharks,…

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19 Grants Awarded for Global Sea Turtle Conservation

January 29, 2024

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

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snorkeling in Raja Ampat

Best Snorkeling in the World: 9 Ocean Adventures

January 18, 2024

Many of us dream of the wild places, corners still unmarked by humans. For those, the ocean calls. And there…

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Our 2023 Year in Review. Thank You!

December 29, 2023

As we approach the close of 2023, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our dedicated donors, enthusiastic travelers, and…

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Whale Watching, Baja California: Encounter the Ocean Giants

December 8, 2023

Perhaps we watch whales because we already know that we are not alone in the universe. That we do not…

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MV Bilikiki in Solomon Islands

Exploring the Remote Corners of the Coral Triangle with Planet Deep

December 8, 2023

For many years, Oceanic Society has partnered with the marine conservation non-profit, Planet Deep, to design unique “conservation travel” expeditions…

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7 Do’s & Don’ts for Choosing Sustainable Seafood

December 1, 2023

Seafood is deeply integrated into human societies worldwide, both as a source of food and as a symbol of cultural…

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Sustainable and Eco-friendly Gift Guide for the Holidays

November 22, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the daunting task of finding the perfect gifts for our…

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Oceanic Society Events Empower Communities to Fight Ocean Plastic Pollution

October 25, 2023

Each September, thousands of people worldwide join together around International Coastal Cleanup Day to clean their local ocean and coastal…

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Tips for Choosing a Turtle Safe Flashlight

October 18, 2023

Getting to watch a sea turtle lay her eggs is one of the most incredible wildlife experiences you can have.…

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Making Waves: Oceanic Society’s Annual Report Highlights a Year of Impact

September 28, 2023

Oceanic Society is pleased to announce the release of our 2022–2023 Annual Report. This year’s report is a celebration of…

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Meet Koala Eco: The Cleaning and Household Supply Company Connecting People to Nature

September 27, 2023

We are pleased to introduce you to one of our generous corporate sponsors for the Critter Scholars Program — Koala…

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Whale Watchers Treated to Rare Sperm Whale Sighting Near Farallon Islands

September 8, 2023

On September 2, 2023, passengers, naturalists, and crew on our Farallon Islands whale watching trip out of San Francisco were…

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leatherback turtle hatchling at sunrise

Nancy Wotkyns (1942-2023) Legacy Gift Honors Oceanic Society and Global Sea Turtle Conservation

August 18, 2023

Oceanic Society staff and board were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend Nancy Wotkyns of Eaton…

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