38 Results for: Project Seahorse

We have the winners of the 2018 Guylian Seahorses of the World competition!

Congratulations to Lars Reichenbach and Danny van Belle, they are our 2018 Grand Prize winners! Lars’ beautiful photo of a Long-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) “having a conversation” with a Mediterranean rainbow wrasse (Coris julis) put a smile on our face, while Danny amazed us with a gorgeous compilation of seahorse video clips.… Read more

Project Seahorse & Guylian Belgian Chocolates celebrate 20 years of partnership and success in marine conservation around the world

Lisbon, Portugal At a ceremony in Lisbon during the Belgian Royal State Visit to Portugal, and in presence of his Majesty King Filip of Belgium, Project Seahorse and Guylian Belgian Chocolates celebrate 20 years of partnership and success in marine conservation around the world. Project Seahorse is an international ocean conservation group dedicated to securing …

Announcing the 7th edition of the Guylian Seahorses of the World Photography and Video Competition

Are you a diver and a marine life enthusiast? Do you enjoy taking photos? If so, the Guylian Seahorses of the World photo competition is for you! Now in its seventh edition, this biennial competition gathers the best photographs and videos of seahorses from underwater photographers and divers around the world. Together with NELOS and …

My first magical seahorse encounter

Surreal. Magical. Odd. Those three words immediately jumped to mind when I saw my very first seahorse in the wild. I have been working for Project Seahorse for ten years as a Research Biologist, but my work has been mainly office-based in Vancouver. This May I had the wonderful opportunity to work with my director, Dr Amanda Vincent, while she was in Southern France on sabbatical and one of the first things we did was dive for seahorses.… Read more

Women Fish

By Danika Kleiber (Originally posted on IUCN Save our Species) Historically, the role of gender in marine fisheries has not been evaluated in terms of conservation implications. But that is changing. As part of her PhD thesis Dr Danika Kleiber worked with Professor Amanda Vincent, Director of Project Seahorse and Chair of the IUCN Species …

Amanda Vincent wins FSBI’s Le Cren Medal

Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Dr. Amanda Vincent, professor in the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries has been awarded the Le Cren medal by the Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI). This medal is awarded to one or more individuals who have made a lifelong contribution to …

Celebrating the Kings (and Queens)* of the Ria Formosa, Portugal

Everything started when I began surfing at Clube de Surfe Faro (in the Algarve, Portugal). During summer activities at the club, we went snorkelling in the Ria Formosa and our instructor told us about the seahorses that lived there and how the seahorses were in danger. I then had an idea to save the seahorses so that we could always live with these magnificent creatures, but how could I put this idea into practice? When I started at my new school in September, I found out that we were going to celebrate the Day of the Animal. The school chose the seahorse. My school is also part of a wider school project called the ‘Blue Project’ which helps us to learn more about the ocean and sea creatures.… Read more