Oceanic Society News

January 7, 2015

Our Blackbird Caye Field Station on Turneffe Atoll, Belize reopened on January 1, and already we have lots of exciting updates to share with you....

January 6, 2015

This post was written by Oceanic Society's award-winning Artist-In-Residence, Pam Longobardi, and originally appeared on the website of her Drifters Project.


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December 9, 2014

Our lead dolphin researcher, Eric Ramos.

We are pleased to announce that Oceanic Society's lead dolphin researcher, Eric Ramos, has been awarded the...

November 11, 2014

SEE Turtles joins Oceanic SocietyWe are excited to announce that SEE Turtles, the world’s first non-profit focused on supporting sea...

August 25, 2014

This entry was written by Samantha Whitcraft, an Oceanic Society naturalist and conservation biologist with WildAid who leads our Florida Manatees & Endangered Ecosystems Expedition.


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August 4, 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 ...

July 7, 2014

At first it was just an ivory speck against an endless snowy backdrop on the eastern coast of Spitsbergen Island that took minutes to find even with binoculars. It grew in size as our boat slowly approached and by the...

June 24, 2014

Few groups of animals are as dazzling and diverse as the cephalopods, a group of around 800 living marine species that includes squid, octopuses, cuttlefish, and nautiluses. In honor of Cephalopod Week...

June 11, 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 ...

June 3, 2014

Oceanic Society's 2014 Farallon Islands whale watching season (late-May through mid-November) is off to an exciting start! Participants aboard Sunday's cruise to the Farallon Islands were treated to sightings of more than 25 humpback whales, as well as large groups of California sea lions and Common Murres,...