Oceanic Society News

April 10, 2014

Oceanic Society, a non-profit organization and pioneer in ocean conservation tourism, is thrilled to announce that its Kenya: Hyenas to Humpbacks travel program has been named one of...

April 9, 2014

The following blog post was written by Eric Ramos, an Oceanic Society researcher studying bottlenose dolphin behavior in Turneffe Atoll, Belize.


“Dolphin at 11 o’clock!”

Every member of our research team turns to scan the calm water off the bow of our boat. We have been searching for dolphins...

March 21, 2014

The following blog post was written by Wayne Sentman, Oceanic Society's Director of International Eco-tour Programs.


Oceanic Society is a pioneer in...

March 13, 2014

The following blog post was written by Wayne Sentman, Oceanic Society's Director of International Eco-tour Programs.


One of the more...

March 3, 2014

The following blog post was written by Katherina Audley. Katherina is director of the Whales of Guerrero Project, an effort launched in 2013 to study endangered humpback whales near Barra de Potosí, Mexico, and to build an eco-tourism program that supports sustainable local livelihoods. Oceanic Society is proud to serve as...

February 27, 2014

This post was written by Oceanic Society Fellow, Amanda Gibson, who is living and working with the Guna people of southeastern Panama, in the town of Armila. You can read Amanda's ...

February 6, 2014

During his keynote address at a UN oceans meeting yesterday, Palau's President Tommy Remengesau declared his intention to ban commercial fishing throughout Palau and to make the entire nation a "100...

February 5, 2014

This post was written by Oceanic Society Fellow, Amanda Gibson, who is living and working with the Guna people of southeastern Panama, in the town of Armila. You can read Amanda's ...

January 30, 2014

Ocean Sole makes sculptures from recycled flip-flops.

Today, The Guardian published...

January 24, 2014

One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is introducing people to animals that they are apprehensive to encounter. Usually this fear comes from the way an animal has been presented to them in the media. In the marine environment I can think of no other animal that invokes anxiety in group members more regularly than sharks.

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