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Oceanic Society News
November 22, 2012
Tureffe Atoll was declared a Marine Reserve on November 22, 2012 by by Hon. Lisel Alamilla, Minister of
Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development.
September 15, 2012
Since 2004, we have been assisting the community on Falalop at Ulithi Atoll in Micronesia in their effort to sustainably manage local marine resources. Initially, our focus was solely on a sea turtle research and conservation program led by Jennifer Cruce, as well as a small ecotourism ...
January 2, 2012
The Oceanic Society and the San Francisco Bay chapter of the American Cetacean Society are proud to announce our new marine mammal school program, Gray Whales in the Schools!
For the past 30 years, The Oceanic Society has led whale watching trips around San Francisco. We are now offering the opportunity to share this remarkable experience with students around the Bay Area for a nominal fee. We will come to your classroom and provide a dynamic and informative presentation...
September 22, 2011
Dr. Diana Reiss will appear at The Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross on Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm to discuss her three-decade-long,scientific tale of gaining a glimpse into the rich cognitive reaches of the dolphin mind as profiled in her new book THE DOLPHIN IN THE MIRROR Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives.
The presentation is co-sponsored by The Oeanic Society, and The San Francisco Bay ...
August 10, 2011
On Friday, August 26th at The Marine Mammal Center's Discovery Classroom, Washington-based whale biologist John Calambokidis will focus on blue and humpback whales, and present some of the latest research findings on several of these threats. He will also discuss some of the proposed solutions including strategies for reducing ship strikes, new information on the whales’ underwater behaviors and feeding habits, reactions to and impacts of Navy sonar on...
February 11, 2011
Read about Oceanic Society's whale watching trips and interview with the Society's cetacean biologist and naturalist Izzy Szczepaniak in the award-winning Bay Nature publication on-line: www.baynature.org
December 29, 2010
We're pleased to announce that the Oceanic Society is included as a top destination in the new mobile guide to SF, San Francisco Waterfront: Bridge to Ballpark! That's a significant achievement: as the authors say, San Francisco possesses what just might be the greatest city waterfront on the planet!
You can find San Francisco Waterfront: Bridge to Ballpark in the Apple iTunes store at: http://bit.ly/SFWaterfront...
April 24, 2010
Today a group of 16 Oceanic Society eco-volunteers visiting this outpost of American territory are helping the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) outplant 240 native bunch grasses in an effort to restore habitat for the over 423,000 nesting pairs of Laysan albatross and other seabirds calling Midway home.
Read the full story here at the Animal Beat website
November 24, 2009
Check out the complete Press Release at the above link to read about this exciting new initiative by the Oceanic Society and Blackbird Caye EcoResort on Truneffe Atoll, Belize.
Dr. Sylvian Earle is one of the Oceanic Society's...
March 1, 2009
In Cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Oceanic Society has produced a film, Farallon Islands Past, Present and Future, to raise public awareness and foster a conservation ethic about the Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge.. Produced as a DVD to allow widespread...
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