Immersive features4 August 2015

Journey to the Western Indian Ocean

An immersive feature exploring the abundant underwater realms of the Western Indian Ocean.

Photo by Thomas P. Peschak
Magazine8 June 2015

Save Our Seas magazine, issue 3

The Save Our Seas magazine is published twice a year. Issue 3 showcases a special double feature about Cape Town’s False Bay, photographed by SOSF’s Conservation Photography Grantees.

Photo by Joris van Alphen

False Bay

Stories told by the Save Our Seas Foundation Marine Photography Grant Winners, Mac Stone and Joris van Alphen.

Photo by Mac Stone
Project: Keeping sharks and rays in the Quirimbas

A couple of firsts…

Our first field trip, to Palma and Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique, went very well. During the 10-day trip the team went almost to the border with Tanzania, visiting the villages of Quiwia and Quirinde in the Palma district, as well as the islands of Kifuki and Vamizi. Our last stops were at Malinde […]

Project: Cetacea Lab

An Orca Rescue Story

It was 7:30 am when we received a call from Eric Keen on his vessel The Bangarang. Eric is conducting a study on fin whales in the area and we work quite closely with him on our research. We were travelling back from Hartley Bay towards Whale Point when he alerted us that a juvenile […]

Project: Where do tiny turtles go?

Watching the turtles leave

We attach very small satellite tracking devices, or tags, to neonate sea turtles to find out where their nursery areas are. Once we have devised a satisfactory way to attach the tags, we take the young turtles out to sea, release them and field-test the tags. This step involves releasing one or two turtles into […]

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Foundation Updates

A photo exhibition by the sea

This week, the Save Our Seas Foundation launches an outdoor photo exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa, that portrays the amazing life beneath the waves and around the coast of False Bay: reef fish, sharks, kelp forests, beaches and surf,…

Eugenie Clark Award

The new Eugenie Clark Award will ensure that the legacy of the ‘Shark Lady’ lives on and that future female scientists continue to contribute to it. Launched last week by the American Elasmobranch Society (AES), with the support of the…

2016 Small Grant – call for applications

The Save Our Seas Foundation invites applications for small projects for our Small Grants during the funding period of 2016. This grant is designed for short (12- to 18-month) and small (grants average 5,000 USD) projects dedicated to early career…

Q & A with Chris Scarffe

Today, the film Mother Ocean will be screened at the National History Museum in Maputo, Mozambique. The screening will be attended by numerous important decision-makers in the hope that they will be inspired to protect their country’s marine megafauna. The…

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