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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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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