Photo by Thomas P. Peschak
Magazine19 January 2016

Save Our Seas magazine, issue 4

Photo by Jennie Dickie

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: Refuges and risks: transboundary tiger sharks

Too many sharks? 

Are there too many sharks? I was recently asked this question at our study site in Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, where we are investigating the balance of risks and refuge areas for tiger sharks in Mozambique and South Africa. In light of what the media often makes out to be an increase in […]

Project: Creating conservation heroes

Coming home

The hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata; is one of the most famous turtles in the world, thanks to its colourful scutes and pointed nose. Not only is it beautiful, but it also plays an essential role in keeping coral reefs healthy, as its diet comprises mainly sponges. By consuming sponges, which could otherwise suffocate coral reefs, […]

Project: Seeking Madagascar’s sawfishes

The ghosts of sawfish past

I never thought that working in a museum for a few days would inspire me. The quiet, ordered presentation of the natural world in a setting locked away from the elements has always lacked what I love most about research and wildlife: being outside in wild places, the excitement of searching for and eventually seeing […]

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Foundation Updates

Sawfish silver lining in Mexico

Mexico is among the places in the world where sawfishes used to be abundant, but sightings of them in the country have been hard to come by in recent years and difficult to confirm – until last week. Sawfishes are…

#goodsharkkarma 2015: the tribe

#goodsharkkarma is all about developing a positive and respectful relationship with the most feared fish in the sea. Every year in early December, thousands of beach-goers descend on Clifton 4th Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, for the Wavescape Surf…

Back into the wild

It’s noon and I’m locking the door to my office in Geneva. It’s 10 °C, cold for this time of the year… Winter is coming. Photos by Nadia Bruyndonckx © Save Our Seas Foundation

Enter the 2016 SOSF Marine Conservation Photography Grant!

The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) is calling all emerging wildlife and conservation photographers to enter its 2016 Marine Conservation Photography Grant. Winners will have the incredible opportunity to go on assignment, earn an income and gain experience under the…

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