Watch: Collaborative Conservation in Marine Sanctuaries

If you missed the U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Blue Beacon Series: Embracing Collaborative Conservation in Future Sanctuaries, you can watch the event here. The event featured Kalani Quiocho and Brad Kaʻaleleo Wong, who spoke about Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument; Violet Sage Walker, who discussed the proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary; and George Pletnikoff, who offered aContinue reading “Watch: Collaborative Conservation in Marine Sanctuaries”

Indigenous Leaders Discuss Collaboration in Marine Sanctuaries Sept. 21

On Sept. 21, the U.S. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) will host a Blue Beacon Series discussion, where Indigenous leaders from current and proposed sanctuaries will share how the involvement of their communities in stewardship of special places in the ocean benefits both people and place. Join the event on Facebook Live or livestream it on the NMSF website at 7:00pmContinue reading “Indigenous Leaders Discuss Collaboration in Marine Sanctuaries Sept. 21”

New Global MPA Guide

Led by Oregon State University researchers, more than three dozen scientists from around the world have produced a guide to help nations better plan, evaluate and monitor marine protected areas set aside to safeguard ecosystems and support a healthy ocean. “The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean,” published in Science,Continue reading “New Global MPA Guide”

New Marine Conservation Social Fund

Sea-Changers has launched its new Marine Conservation Social Fund to support socially beneficial marine conservation approaches and solutions. It is well documented that time spent in and near the ocean can have a hugely positive impact on well-being. It is also the case that volunteering has both individual and community cohesion benefits. That is why Sea-Changers isContinue reading “New Marine Conservation Social Fund”