Oceanic Society is proud to announce six small grants to sea turtle conservation projects in Malaysia, Indonesia, Gabon, Colombia, Nicaragua, and New York (U.S.A.). Oceanic Society has awarded the grants as part of our global State of the World's Sea Turtles (SWOT) Program. Since 2006, SWOT’s small grants have helped field-based partners around the world to realize their research and conservation goals. To date, 79 grants have been awarded to 56 applicants in more than 40 countries and territories for work addressing three key themes: (a) networking and capacity building, (b) science, and (c) education and outreach.
The 2018 SWOT Grant recipients are:
Congratulations to all of the grant recipients, and thanks to all whom applied. For more information about their funded projects, about all of SWOT's past grantees, and for information on how to apply, visit https://www.seaturtlestatus.org/grants/.
Morrison Mast is an Oceanic Society naturalist and special projects manager, and has devoted his career to wildlife conservation and education. Morrison holds a dual B.S. in Biology and Environmental Policy from the College of William and Mary and is a U.S. Student Fulbright Scholar.