Job: UK Seascapes Manager, WWF Contract

WWF is looking for a U.K. seascapes manager for a 12-month, fixed-term contract in Woking, Surrey. Candidates must have knowledge of marine, coastal governance, climate ocean and policy issues, including in-depth expertise in U.K. marine governance. They should be effective at political advocacy and converting complex science into accessible communications. Details here.

Hurtigruten Partners for Whale Research

Hurtigruten Expeditions is strengthening its partnership with the California Ocean Alliance (COA), a research, conservation and education organization, to better understand and protect whales and other marine mammals in Antarctica. A pilot trial was launched in late 2019 but paused due to the COVID pandemic. Now, as Hurtigruten Expedition’s restarts the 2021/2022 Antarctica season, CaliforniaContinue reading “Hurtigruten Partners for Whale Research”

Expanding Oyster Conservation Aquaculture

Ten estuaries on the West Coast of North America have been identified as priority locations for expanding the use of conservation aquaculture in a  study led by the Native Olympia Oyster Collaborative and funded by the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP). SNAPP is a research collaboration supported by the National Center for EcologicalContinue reading “Expanding Oyster Conservation Aquaculture”

Grants for Red Sea Reef Research

The Red Sea Reef Foundation (RSRF) has awarded research grants to five scientists from Israel and Jordan who are studying corals in one of the world’s largest marine refuges from climate change. Each selected project involves an innovative approach, such as using deep neural networks to derive data on coral reef fish populations, characterizing corals’Continue reading “Grants for Red Sea Reef Research”

Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund

The Sea-Changers Innovation Fund is a new fund that has launched to encourage and support innovative ideas and projects for marine conservation in the U.K. The founding sponsor for the fund is MRT, a manufacturer of personal locator beacons (PLBs) and marine safety equipment that was founded by the inventor of the PLB, David Marshall,Continue reading “Apply for Sea-Changers Innovation Fund”