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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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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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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Gray whales migrate to and from Baja California

​Meet the Giants of the Sea in Baja California, Mexico

October 24, 2022

Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and, to the east, the Sea of…

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Global Ocean Cleanup Collects 2.3 Tons of Waste in 8 Locations on Single Day

October 7, 2022

On September 17, 2022, Oceanic Society teamed up with organizations worldwide to clean up some of Earth’s most important coastal…

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Hawaii plastic pollution and monk seal

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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sea turtle conservation

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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