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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

China’s policy efforts to limit bottom trawling are not working

by Riley Tjosvold (Cross-posted from UBC Oceans) A recently published paper by researchers at Project Seahorse, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF) tracked the changes in China’s bottom trawl fishing policies from the 1950s to today. By analyzing policy changes over time, the researchers were able to highlight the difficulties of managing the bottom …

UBC seahorse expert wins world’s top animal conservation award

Amanda Vincent becomes first marine conservationist to win Indianapolis Prize [cross-posted on UBC Oceans] University of British Columbia marine biologist Amanda Vincent has won the 2020 Indianapolis Prize, the world’s foremost award for animal conservation, for her trailblazing work to protect seahorses and other marine life. The influential prize recognizes conservationists who have made significant …

Six Finalists announced for world’s top animal conservation award, including our Amanda Vincent

Heroes for chimpanzees, seahorses, penguins and more in the running for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000 INDIANAPOLIS – Officials from the Indianapolis Zoological Society, Inc., the presenter of the world’s leading award for animal conservation, today named the six Finalists that will contend for the 2020 Indianapolis Prize and $250,000. The Indianapolis Prize Finalists …

Guylian wins the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” during 2019 TFWA in Cannes for its 20 years dedicated support to Project Seahorse

During the 2019 Tax Free World Association Award night in Cannes, Guylian won the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” for its 20 years dedicated support to Project Seahorse. TFWA (Tax Free World Association) is an association of brands, whose mission is to identify trends and opportunities, build awareness and provide a business platform for the global …

New approach for determining conservation threat for species with little data

Story originally posted by UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries University of British Columbia researchers have found a new way to identify which marine species are threatened and what is threatening them, even if these species lack data, a new study published in the journal Conservation Biology shows. “A tremendous challenge in marine conservation …