10 Results for: Marine conservation

Happy World Ocean Day

🌊Happy World Ocean Day!! Celebrate on 8 June and throughout the year. Learn about promising progress for seahorses and other marine species in this Reverse the Red webinar, moderated by our Director (and Chair of the IUCN SSC Marine Conservation Committee) Prof. Amanda Vincent:- www.youtube.com/watch?v=448Qstk107c   #WorldOceansDay #WorldOceanDay #WOD2024… Read more

With applause comes responsibility

In 2000, I was given one of the best awards in marine conservation, a Pew Fellowship.  It came with generous funding, which we applied towards work on non-food fisheries and towards obtaining the first global export controls on marine fishes (for seahorses) under CITES.  It also came with the most wonderful gift of a meeting each year.  But not your ordinary meeting…

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Big ideas in Bengaluru

I was excited to be the opening keynote speaker at the Student Conference on Conservation Science in Bengaluru/Bangalore. Hundreds of aspiring conservationists from South Asia and a few from farther afield gather each year to share professional hopes and nurture ambitious dreams. … Read more

Expedition team releases photographs of threatened double-barrier reef

A rare double-barrier reef in the Philippines is facing grave threats and urgently needs increased protection, according to new photographic evidence released today by a team of marine conservationists and photographers organized by Project Seahorse, a partnership of the University of British Columbia and the Zoological Society of London.… Read more

Experts to boost marine conservation in the Philippines

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — On June 27-29, 2011, leading international and Filipino scientists and resource managers will meet in Cebu City to address one of the Philippines’ most intractable problems: how best to protect the nation’s internationally significant waters against rampant overexploitation. Organized by Project Seahorse Foundation (PSF), the Marine Protected Area (MPA) Workshop will …