At more than a billion acres of ocean, the Coral Triangle is one of the world’s biggest and most important marine regions. Read more
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Climate change and ocean pollution threaten the future of many marine species. Photographer Shawn Heinrichs captures some of the stunning underwater biodiversity that he and other ocean conservationists are working to protect. Read more
Happy World Oceans Week!
With your support, Misool Foundation and WildAid are working together to protect the Misool Marine Reserve in Indonesia, a sanctuary for the world’s richest coral reefs, manta rays, whales, sea turtles, sharks and countless other marine species.
RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA
Manta Sandy is a well-known cleaning station in the Dampier Strait region. Known for its regular sightings of mantas during the season, it has become a ‘must see’ dive site for all operators, and a location suitable for scientists and film-makers to observe these stunning creatures. Read more
The world’s oceans and seas are suffering; every day hear of the escalating issues – from marine pollution and over fishing to mass tourism impacting marine ecosystems. The problem seems large, however, each and every one of us has the ability to make small changes in our day to day lives, that when combined will have a BIG impact upon the health of our seas, and decrease our contribution to climate change. Read more
RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA
The Misool Foundation is an amazing conservation project in Misool. Misool is an area in the south of Raja Ampat. It is an archipelago of uninhabited islands in the heart of the coral triangle at the epicentre of marine biodiversity. Read more
Support the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act
Source: The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association
In March the federal “Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017” (HR 1456) was introduced in the US House of Representatives by Mr. Ed Royce of California (R-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and by Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I-MP). Read more
Whales are truly amazing creatures. These gentle giants are some of the world’s most intelligent and emotional animals, despite the fact that researchers and scientists still know very little about them. Read more
It’s relatively easy to spot when and where a pregnant animal gives birth on land. But in the sea, it’s a whole different story. Read more
Thanks to the work of wildlife officials in India, a baby whale shark that found itself entangled in a gillnet is swimming free. These spotted neonates are rarely seen, which makes the successful rescue all the more exciting. Read more