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Oceanic Society Receives Highest Recognitions for Management, Transparency, and Impact

June 13, 2024

At Oceanic Society, we work hard to maximize the impact of every contribution we receive. We take responsible financial stewardship…

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Costa Rica Rainforest Animals: Experience the Osa Peninsula

May 14, 2024

In spite of its small size (roughly that of West Virginia or Denmark), Costa Rica is home to nearly half…

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Sea Turtle Tourism Offers Opportunity to Observe and Interact While Having a Positive Impact

April 24, 2024

What is it about sea turtles that captivates our attention and compels us to witness them up close? Maybe we…

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Meet Plaine Products: A Personal Care Company on a Mission to Reduce Plastic Waste

April 16, 2024

We are pleased to introduce you to one of our newest corporate supporters — Plaine Products. Founded by two sisters,…

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The Best Caribbean Snorkeling Destinations to Avoid the Crowds

April 15, 2024

Although the Caribbean may be known for all-inclusive resorts and massive cruise ships, with just a bit of guidance it…

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New Educational Video on Sea Turtles and Plastic Pollution

April 8, 2024

We are delighted to share a new educational video all about sea turtles and plastic pollution. This short film is…

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Snorkeling in Fiji: The Complete Guide

April 2, 2024

Fiji may be best known as a honeymoon getaway thanks to its stunning beaches and high-end resorts, but hidden beneath…

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Bringing Behavioral Science to Sea Turtle Conservation at the International Sea Turtle Symposium

March 29, 2024

Members of the Oceanic Society team recently traveled to Pattaya, Thailand to lead a behavior change training workshop for sea…

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2024 State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report Published

March 28, 2024

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2024 State of the World’s Sea Turtles Report (SWOT Report, vol.…

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How the Circular Economy Protects Nature and Tourism Business in Coastal Kenya

February 15, 2024

Back in 2008, plastic pollution threatened both the environment and the economy of Watamu, Kenya, a small and picturesque coastal…

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Where to Swim with Whales and Whale Sharks

February 2, 2024

There may be no more humbling reminder of our place in nature than to swim with whales or whale sharks,…

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19 Grants Awarded for Global Sea Turtle Conservation

January 29, 2024

We are proud to announce that Oceanic Society has awarded 19 small grants to sea turtle conservation projects in Cabo…

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Best Snorkeling in the World: 9 Ocean Adventures

January 18, 2024

Many of us dream of the wild places, corners still unmarked by humans. For those, the ocean calls. And there…

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Our 2023 Year in Review. Thank You!

December 29, 2023

As we approach the close of 2023, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our dedicated donors, enthusiastic travelers, and…

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Whale Watching, Baja California: Encounter the Ocean Giants

December 8, 2023

Perhaps we watch whales because we already know that we are not alone in the universe. That we do not…

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