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iSeahorse turns ten today!

Since its launch in October 2013, iSeahorse has achieved remarkable milestones, primarily due to the contributions of dedicated community scientists. iSeahorse has received nearly 11,000 observations from divers, scientists, conservationists, and enthusiasts across the globe, filling crucial gaps in our understanding of seahorses’ distribution, conservation status, and more… #iseahorseturns10 #communityscience #citizenscience #seahorses

Project Seahorse leads efforts to improve regulation of international seahorse trade in Asia

As a marine conservation biologist, I am always looking for ways to protect the ocean’s many species, especially seahorses. That’s why I was so excited to lead a recent workshop that brought together government representatives and experts from eight different countries in Asia to discuss seahorse conservation. We worked to improve global export/import controls for seahorses, with a focus on the Asian region.… Read more

iSeahorse celebrates 10,000 observations: a milestone for community science and seahorse conservation

iSeahorse, a global platform for seahorse science and conservation, has reached a significant milestone with 10,000 observations submitted by community scientists. The 10,000th observation was made by Dennis Rabeling, a long-time and enthusiastic contributor to iSeahorse, of the short-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus) species. … Read more

Project Seahorse @IMPAC5 – see you there!

Exciting news for our team and supporters! Many of our team members will be attending, presenting, and chairing at IMPAC5 Canada, the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress, a global forum that brings together ocean conservation professionals and high-level officials to inform, inspire, and act on marine protected areas. Our team is proud to be …

World’s governments agree to take action to improve sustainability & legality of vast trade in dried seahorse

Panama City, November 21, 2022 The 184 Parties (member governments) to the Convention in International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) agreed to a set of time-bound actions – called Decisions – aimed at improving CITES implementation for the international trade in dried seahorses. Project Seahorse research and consultations underpinned the actions agreed by the CITES … … Read more