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: The manta code continues

Why should we care about marine life? A researcher’s perspective

I have just come to the end of the first year of my PhD, studying manta and devil rays and developing genetic tools for their conservation. I’ve been interested in understanding and preserving marine life for as long as I can remember and something that has astounded me throughout the process so far is the […]

Project: Keeping sharks and rays in the Quirimbas

Sharks of Cabo Delgado a hit at WIOMSA

From 28 to 31 October 2015 a team from UniLúrio University participated in the 9th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) conference in Port Edward, South Africa. Two presentations about sharks in Cabo Delgado were the biggest hits: ‘To assess the conservation state, establish regular monitoring and raise awareness of sharks and rays in […]

Project: Great Bear LIVE

A tanker ban alone won’t save BC’s whales

Canada’s newly elected prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has called for a moratorium on tankers carrying crude oil through the Great Bear Rainforest. With such a ban in place, the Northern Gateway pipeline is a step away from entering our history books. Yet if the prime minister truly wants to protect the place he refers to […]

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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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