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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From Carnage to Conservation: The Inspiring Story of Suzan Lakhan-Baptiste and Nature Seekers

August 14, 2023

In the rural village of Matura, located on the southernmost Caribbean island of Trinidad, an extraordinary woman named Suzan Lakhan-Baptiste…

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11 Amazing Facts About Sea Turtles

July 24, 2023

Sea turtles are incredible animals that inspire affection and curiosity. But because they live most of their lives at sea,…

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More Than 3,100 Volunteers Unite to Collect 44 Tons of Waste in Global Ocean Cleanup

July 20, 2023

From June 8-17, 2023, Oceanic Society joined forces with organizations worldwide to take on the vital task of cleaning up…

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Rescued Sea Lion Found Thriving in the Wild

July 19, 2023

On June 17, 2023, I was guiding a few dozen excited passengers on a Farallon Islands whale watching expedition. As…

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Harnessing Tourism for Thresher Shark Conservation in Alor, Indonesia

June 30, 2023

Pelagic thresher sharks (Alopias pelagicus) are an elusive, globally endangered species known for long, whip-like tails that they use to…

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Impacting Communities & Oceans: Expedition Impact Fund Supports Cleanup Campaign

June 13, 2023

From June 8–17, 2023, thousands of people and more than 50 organizations will join together worldwide to clean beaches and…

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5 SENS CEO Divya Gugnani Talks Sustainability and Supporting Oceanic Society’s Global Ocean Cleanup

June 9, 2023

We are pleased to introduce you to one of our generous presenting sponsors for the 2023 Global Ocean Cleanup —…

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2023 Global Ocean Cleanup

2nd Annual Global Ocean Cleanup Unites Organizations, Artists, and Brands to Fight Ocean Pollution Worldwide

June 8, 2023

More than 50 organizations and thousands of volunteers will team up to participate in the 2023 Global Ocean Cleanup from…

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Exhilarating Encounter with Bigg’s Killer Whales During Recent Whale Watching Trip

May 26, 2023

On Sunday, May 7th, we had an exhilarating encounter with a large group of about 20 transient, or Bigg’s, killer…

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critter scholars program film

New Short Film Showcases Critter Scholars Program

April 7, 2023

We are delighted to share a new short film about our Critter Scholars Program that includes highlights from our 2022…

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Reef Safe Sunscreen: Our Guide to Ocean-Friendly Sun Protection

April 5, 2023

Concern about the impact of sunscreen on coral reefs, and the need for reef safe sunscreen, has been growing since…

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