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Global assessments alone just aren’t enough, Part 2

We (the IUCN SSC Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon Specialist Group) wanted to know the conservation status of seahorses, pipefishes and seadragons (syngnathids) at the national level and what, if any, national regulations exist to protect them? To this end, we spent weeks scouring literature, websites and government documents to determine which countries had assessed the … Read more Global assessments alone just aren’t enough, Part 2

Global assessments alone just aren’t enough

What started out as an interesting little notion turned into a massive undertaking. Does this sound familiar?! As scientists, we know all too well that this is how big research projects often begin. One bright idea… “You know what would make a cool study?” “I wonder if we can find out x or research y?” … Read more Global assessments alone just aren’t enough

Indianapolis Prize Gala Simulcast – celebrate the people of world’s leading award for animal conservation, incl Amanda Vincent

This Saturday, Sept 25, 2021 at 8:15 EDT join us for a simulcast of this exuberant, black-tie event as we celebrate the women and men of the Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading award for animal conservation, in particular the 2021 Winner, our director and co-founder, Amanda Vincent.
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Delighted to share our Annual Report for 2020

We are delighted to share our Annual Report for 2020. It has been the most extraordinary of times and while Project Seahorse certainly had to move away from our usual broad array of international projects and collaborations in 2020, we found myriad ways to be active and proactive on management and policy issues. We introduce … Read more Delighted to share our Annual Report for 2020

SyngBio 2021- Creatures of Mystery: Global Research on Syngnathidae Fishes

“Wow – what an incredible experience.” These are the first five words that come to mind when I think of SyngBio 2021, the meeting for researchers and other professionals working to understand the unique biology of syngnathid fishes. If I tell you that I attended the meeting via Zoom and that half the sessions were … Read more SyngBio 2021- Creatures of Mystery: Global Research on Syngnathidae Fishes

2021 World Ocean Day – Dr. Sarah Foster

Dr. Sarah Foster has spent her career using science to help craft policy that protects marine life. Currently the program manager for the marine conservation organization Project Seahorse, Foster was instrumental in getting seahorses listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Appendix II, a list of species threatened by international trade. … Read more 2021 World Ocean Day – Dr. Sarah Foster