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Here the SOSF team will share announcements and insights, as well as videos, photos and other resources that we think are worth spreading. Follow these posts to stay up to date with our latest news and activities.

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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

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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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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…

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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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Swimming with Sharks

The 15th Night of the Museums took place in Lausanne this weekend. This event involves all the museums of the city which open their doors from 2 PM to 2AM the night of Saturday. The Museum of Natural History hosts…

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Fresh air of the Swiss Alps

Every year, the Save Our Seas Foundation team meets to discuss the grant proposals and strategy for the Foundation for the following year. This year, we welcomed Dr Dean Grubbs on our team of scientific advisors comprised by Sarah Fowler,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…