Grants17 June 2015

SMALL GRANT entries are now open!

For short and small projects dedicated to early career scientists. Deadline: July 31, 2015

Photo by Rainer von Brandis | © Save Our Seas Foundation
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
SOSF UPDATE10 June 2015


Save Our Seas foundation believes in #goodsharkkarma. It's all about changing perceptions about sharks and people’s relationship with them.

Photo by Troy Davies | Retroyspective
Project: Shark tourism: friend or foe?

An effect of provisioning on shark metabolism

Our lab work to better understand the metabolism of reef sharks has continued. When we recently looked at the oxygen consumption of tropical shark species, the combination of lab work and field data for whitetip reef sharks at Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea off Australia’s Queensland coast showed some surprising results. An activity tag […]

Project: The manta code continues

Research expedition to St Joseph’s Atoll – Part II

We are nearing the end of our month-long field trip to St Joseph Atoll and at the stage of the expedition when I find myself thinking about what we have achieved. It feels like the past three weeks have flown by very fast, but much of what we aimed to do has been done. The […]

Project: Manta network Philippines

Lambaklad Fishing: Big Net, Big Bycatch?

Today we are excited to kick off a new rapid assessment survey and investigation of how many mobulid rays are being caught in the province of Antique, a long skinny coastal province in the Philippines whose rich waters are known to host dugongs, manta and mobula rays, whale sharks, and migratory fish of all kinds, […]

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Foundation Updates

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…

#goodsharkkarma version 2.0

Following the success of our 2014 #goodsharkkarma (hyperlink link to blog) campaign at the Wavescape Surf Film Festival’s Clifton 4th Beach Screening, we were excited to recreate the magic during 2015, but go BIGGER and BETTER. We decided to tap…

Seal playground

Creating a magazine from start to finish is not an easy task, especially when you are passionate about the product and the content it features. Save Our Seas Foundation CEO Michael Scholl and designer Peter Scholl were recently at the…

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