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    Superlative Socorro! – Join us aboard the Solmar V

    We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an expedition in Socorro Island and the Revillagigedo Archipelago led by our director Georgienne Bradley and filmmaker and photographer Jay Ireland from June 8 to June 16, 2019. Learn more about this trip here. Call us at 310 458 1020 or...
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    Motion for the Ocean (March for the Ocean)

    We have an exciting announcement! On June 9th, people around the globe will send one simple, clear message: Oceans are Important. Sea Save Foundation is a keystone sponsor for the international event: Motion for the Ocean (March for the Ocean) #M4O Learn more about how you can be involved and...
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    Mini Summer Auction 2018

    Don't miss our mini auction featuring vacation getaways in Palau, Fiji, Yucatan and Cozumel. There's just 1 day left, so get your bids in now! Dive the protected archipelago of Palau from the luxury of Solitude One Five nights of pampering for two at Paradise Hotel in Taveuni, Fiji...
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    Send A Clear Message - No to Offshore Oil Drilling

    On January 4, 2018, Secretary Zinke of The US Department of the Interior released a draft proposed plan to open US waters to new off shore oil and gas exploration and drilling. Starting in 2019, 47 leases would be offered to global energy companies to explore and drill in US coastal waters in...
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    Trump Administration Plans to Open U.S. Coastlines to Drilling

    On Thursday the Trump administration announced plans to open "nearly all" U.S. coastlines to oil and gas drilling, "giving energy companies access to leases off California for the first time in decades and opening more than a billion acres in the Arctic and along the Eastern Seaboard." Offshore...
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    How Scientists Are Coping with the Death of Coral Reefs

    Hurricanes, disease, pollution, acidification, overfishing, and rising sea temperatures are but a few of the dangers coral reefs today face. How are people who devote their lives to coral reef conservation coping with the daily barrage of bad news? The collapse of reefs around the world is...
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    Whales Are Right or Left "Handed"

    Like humans beings, whales are left or right "handed" depending on their feeding strategy. But a recent study of blue whales shows that unlike humans, the whales adapted their strategies based on the availability of food. When eating krill at low depths, blue whales rolled 180 degrees to their...
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    How Deposits on Plastic Bottles Helps the Oceans

    The United Kingdom is studying a scheme to introduce deposits on plastic bottles. It is estimated that the UK could see recycle rates rise from 57 percent to 80 or 90 percent. Recycling would help reduce the estimated 8 million tons of plastic that enters the ocean each year. Read more here...
  9. Sea Save Foundation

    Pacific Islands Could Lose Up to 80% of Their Marine Life

    Due to climate change, islands in the Pacific Ocean could lose 50 to 80 percent of their marine life. The year-round warm temperatures found there could ultimately lead to the demise of their marine life. “Under climate change, the Pacific Islands region is projected to become warmer, less...
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    Rare Seahorses Found in River Thames

    Short-snouted seahorses have been found thriving in London's Thames River. Seahorses are “sticklers for clean water,” so their appearance is a testament to the cleanup of the river once declared biologically dead. Short-snouted and spiny seahorses were first spotted in 2008 and then legally...
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    2016 Mass Coral Bleaching off of Western Australia Most Severe Ever Recorded

    In 2016 a mass coral bleaching caused by an El Nino heat wave affected up to 93 percent of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Research published this week reveals that the event impacted some 57 to 87 percent of the coral at the Kimberley site, an area that was thought to be resistant to bleaching...
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    Plastics Found in Animals from the Deepest Point in the Ocean

    A new study found that animals from the nearly 7-mile-deep Mariana Trench and other Pacific Ocean trenches are "contaminated with fibers that probably originated from plastic bottles, packaging and synthetic clothes.” The lead scientist, Dr. Alan Jamieson, said, “There is now no doubt that...
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    Creation of an International Wildlife Conservation Council Announced

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has created the International Wildlife Conservation Council. The council will “focus on increased public awareness domestically, regarding conservation, wildlife law enforcement, and economic benefits that result from U.S. citizens traveling abroad to...
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    Trump Dines on Shark Fin Soup in Vietnam

    Although he is a picky eater, President Donald Trump ate shark fin soup in Vietnam during a dinner with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. More than 70 million sharks are caught every year to support the shark fin trade. This practice is unsustainable and in addition to being inhumane will...
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    Congressman Bishop Attempts to Invalidate the Endangered Species Act

    Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is close to achieving his goal: to "invalidate" the Endangered Species Act. The chair of the Natural Resources Committee has sponsored five bills that would "dismantle the law piece by piece.” Republicans say that this will modernize the Endangered Species Act, but...
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