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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2023 State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report Published

March 31, 2023

We are happy to announce the publication of the 2023 State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report. SWOT Report—The State…

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5 Volunteer Abroad Programs That Support Ocean Conservation

March 15, 2023

Have you ever wanted to travel and give back to the environment at the same time? Are you interested in…

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What Made the UN High Seas Treaty Possible? An Expert Q&A

March 14, 2023

On March 5, 2023, United Nations (UN) delegates from nearly 200 nations reached a historic agreement to protect marine biodiversity…

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New Book Explores Work by Oceanic Society Artist in Nature

February 28, 2023

For more than a decade, Oceanic Society has been collaborating with artist and Georgia State University professor, Pamela Longobardi. Pam…

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Aerial view of Raja Ampat Indonesia, cover of new travel catalog

Announcing Our Newest Nature Travel Catalog

January 30, 2023

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2023–2024 Oceanic Society Expeditions Catalog, which is now available online and…

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

January 28, 2023

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

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Underwater Adventures in Alor – Indonesia’s Hidden Jewel

January 25, 2023

Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Sulawesi, Komodo … These legendary places are at the top of almost every ocean enthusiast’s bucket…

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Aerial view of Raja Ampat Indonesia, cover of new travel catalog

Our 2022 Year In Review

December 30, 2022

With 2022 coming to an end, we want to thank all of our donors, travelers, and partners for helping us…

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Critter Scholars Program Year In Review 2022

December 21, 2022

Since 1969, Oceanic Society has pioneered nature-based tourism in pursuit of our mission to improve ocean health. We’ve had the…

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Community Beach Cleanup Nets 284 lbs of Trash in Ocean City, MD

December 20, 2022

On Saturday, November 12, 2022, Oceanic Society joined forces with the Surfrider Foundation Ocean City Maryland Chapter, Ocean City Surf…

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Announcing 18 Grants for Sea Turtle Conservation Globally

November 18, 2022

We are proud to announce that Oceanic Society has awarded 18 small grants to sea turtle conservation projects in Antigua,…

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Snorkeling Raja Ampat: Liveaboard Cruises in Indonesia

November 1, 2022

Located at the heart of the Coral Triangle region, Raja Ampat, Indonesia is home to some of the highest marine…

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Oceanic Society President Honored With Eleanor Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award

October 28, 2022

Roderic Mast, Oceanic Society’s President and CEO, was given the Eleanor Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Annual Go…

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