Photo by Thomas P. Peschak
Magazine16 November 2015

Save Our Seas magazine, issue 3

Photo by Mac Stone

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: Critical habitat for sharks

Searching for sawfishes in Panama

Words by Juan Camilo Cubillos & Melany Villate We travelled half the length of Panama to arrive at a hot and wet Chiriquí in the far west. As new researchers undertaking a Panama-wide survey for critical marine habitats, we found the plan to visit a different coastal community every day both daunting and exciting. We […]

Project: Keeping watch on Palmyra’s sharks

Reef shark hypnosis

Six people. One island. Sixteen days. And 73 successful baited remote underwater video surveys (BRUVS). Not only were we looking at differences in shark abundance and behaviour at heavily dived and undived sites on Palmyra Atoll in the Central Pacific (see previous post), but we were also surveying the community abundance of Palmyra’s diverse habitats. […]

Project: Angel of the Canary Islands

Common ground

As part of our angel shark tagging campaign in the Canary Islands, we are focusing specifically on a very interesting beach called Las Teresitas. The reason for choosing this beach as our natural laboratory is quite simple: it is the largest nursery area for the Critically Endangered angel shark that we have discovered so far […]

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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…

Lisa Boonzaier on the world’s marine protected areas

Lisa Boonzaier is the SOSF Conservation Media Unit’s content editor. She has also recently led a study that provides a global overview of protection of the world’s oceans. This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive study of this nature and…

Sharks & People at the South African Ocean Festival

The Save Our Seas Foundation presents SHARKS & PEOPLE by THOMAS P. PESCHAK The Sharks & People photographic exhibition will be at the South African Ocean Festival at the V&A Watefront in Cape Town, South Africa, from 29 October to 1 November…

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