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Global Ocean Cleanup Brings Together Organizations, Artists, and Brands to Fight Ocean Pollution

September 12, 2022

On September 17, 2022, eight organizations worldwide will team up to clean some of Earth’s most important coastal and ocean…

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Beloved Whale, Fran, Dies from Ship Strike in California

August 31, 2022

We are deeply saddened to share the news that humpback whale CRC-12049, known as Fran, washed up dead in Half…

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Oceanic Society Launches Traveler Plastic Pollution Offset Program

July 27, 2022

Oceanic Society is pleased to announce the launch of our new Traveler Plastic Pollution Offset Program in partnership with Watamu…

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The Shark That Can Walk on Land

July 7, 2022

Yes, you read that right—there is a shark that can walk on land. The incredible epaulette shark is not only…

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Sighting of Rare Leucistic Killer Whale at the Farallon Islands

June 29, 2022

On Sunday, June 26, we had a spectacular encounter with a pod of Bigg’s killer whales hunting during a whale…

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Update Regarding COVID-19 and Oceanic Society Expeditions

June 28, 2022

Post updated: June 28, 2022 (originally posted March 19, 2020) Dear Travelers, Moving into the summer of 2022, international travelers…

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2022 State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report Published

June 17, 2022

We are delighted to announce the publication of SWOT Report—The State of the World’s Sea Turtles, vol. XVII, now available…

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New Film Features Oceanic Society’s Belize Travel Experiences

May 27, 2022

We are pleased to share a new film released today by filmmaker Sam Potter that features the unique travel experiences…

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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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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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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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