Oceanic Society Featured in Earth Day Campaign

April 21, 2022

We are pleased to share that Oceanic Society is among four nonprofit organizations featured in a new campaign from Planet…

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Tackling Microplastic Pollution at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

April 20, 2022

On Sunday, March 27 a group of twelve Oceanic Society community members gathered to clean-up a section of Ocean Beach…

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8 Species of Dolphins and Whales to See While Sailing the Banda Sea

April 18, 2022

Jungle-capped limestone islands dot the seascape, and breathtaking white beaches contrast sharply with the crystal blue water of the Banda…

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Summer Trips for Families 2022

March 31, 2022

The only thing better than enjoying a spectacular experience in nature is sharing that experience with your family. We have…

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Expert Guide to Seeing Whales from Santa Cruz

March 30, 2022

About 75 miles south of San Francisco, Santa Cruz is positioned on the northern coast of Monterey Bay, a globally…

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plastic pollution and sea turtle

UN Plastic Pollution Treaty Under Development

February 28, 2022

Update: On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 175 nations formally agreed to begin writing a UN plastic treaty to fight plastic…

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solutions to plastic pollution

7 Solutions To Ocean Plastic Pollution

February 24, 2022

Plastic pollution is one of the greatest threats to ocean health worldwide. But, there are many solutions to plastic pollution…

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whale watching near Farallon Islands

2022 Farallon Islands Whale Watching Season Announced

February 23, 2022

We are delighted to announce that our 2022 Farallon Islands whale watching season will begin on Saturday, April 2nd and…

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Palau Trip Report – November 2021

February 7, 2022

Palau: Snorkeling the Rock Islands November 2021 trip report by Pei Lee, Oceanic Society Conservation Travel Program Coordinator & Ray…

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Symbolic Albatross Adoptions are the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for the Love of Your Life

January 28, 2022

Did you know that albatross pairs mate for life, and that in order to raise a chick to fledging that…

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13 Ocean-Friendly Travel Products and Tips

January 28, 2022

Our Blue Habits list of 13 ocean-friendly travel products and tips will help you prepare for your next sustainable adventure!…

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humpback whale

Sustainable Travel for a Changing World (New Film)

January 25, 2022

The start of the year 2022 brings with it the opportunity to take a fresh look at our lives and…

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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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