• April 2014

    We’re hiring: Communications Asst. / Webmaster

    JOB DESCRIPTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT / WEBMASTER   The Communications Assistant/Webmaster will be responsible for Seacology publications, social media, public relations, and other communications needs as well as managing and updating seacology.org. This full-time position will write and produce Seacology print collateral and online materials. The position is also responsible for reaching out to a wider [...]


  • April 2014

    Pearl farming on Namdrik Atoll

    On this remote atoll in the Pacific Ocean, a new black pearl farming operation we helped launch is up and running, providing Namdrik’s 600 residents with a lucrative industry that’s also eco-friendly. Cultivating black pearls (also called black Tahitian pearls) involves inserting a “bead” – typically a rounded piece of shell — into a Black-lip [...]


  • April 2014

    Honoring Seacology Fellow David London (1950-2014)

    This week, Seacology was saddened to learn of the passing of dedicated Seacology Fellow Dr. David London. David A. London, M.D., devoted husband, father, and physician – March 14, 1950 – March 26, 2014. 28-year resident of Portola Valley, California. We mourn the loss of David, beloved husband, best friend and soul mate to his [...]


  • April 2014

    Seacology protecting critical drop bear habitat in Tasmania

    BERKELEY, CA, APRIL 1 – This month, Seacology launched its first ever project on Tasmania protecting critical forest habitat for the reclusive drop bear (plummetus Thylarctos), a ferocious relative of the koala known for attacking unsuspecting hikers by literally dropping down from the treetops. In exchange for the creation of a new 200-acre drop bear [...]


  • March 2014

    Seacology supports world record paddle attempt to promote conservation in Panama

    Seacology is pleased to support two adventurers from the U.K. who will paddle 650 miles along Panama’s coastlines in order to set a record for longest distance by paddleboard using only their arms. Along the way, they hope to track down two of the rarest animals in the world while raising money and awareness for [...]


  • March 2014

    Shorebirds, pangolin among species protected by new Seacology projects

    In February we launched six new projects on islands around the world, including our first ever in Argentina where we’re helping protect the habitat of shorebirds (like the Red Knot, pictured) who migrate all the way from the Arctic each year. Meanwhile, our new project in Bali, Indonesia protects habitat for pangolins and leaf-eating monkeys. [...]


  • March 2014

    New Sri Lanka Field Rep: Leela Padmini Batuwitage

    We’re happy to announce we’ve added Sri Lanka’s Leela Padmini Batuwitage to our roster of field representatives. Padmini is a Charted Civil Engineer with a Ph.D (The Netherlands) and three Masters Degrees: Master of Engineering (Sri Lanka), Master of Science (Ireland), Master of Public Administration (Harvard University-USA). She has been actively involved in sustainable development [...]


  • February 2014

    Seacology Launches First Project in Argentina

    Expanding to its 52nd country, Seacology launched its first ever project in Argentina, helping protect nearly 200 acres of wetland coastal habitat on Tierra del Fuego. Seacology will be working with the local conservation group Asociación Ambiente Sur protect the area, providing funds for fences, bird watching platforms, and signage. The region is an important [...]


  • February 2014

    Kristin M. Reed joins Seacology’s Board of Directors

    Seacology is proud to announce Kristin M. Reed as the newest member of our Board of Directors. Reed serves as Strategic Advisor to Olazul, leading program strategy and directing program management for the organization. A trained social scientist interested in the nexus between human rights and environment, Reed directed the University of California Human Rights [...]


  • February 2014

    Upgrades bring freshwater to Indonesian village

    Last month, one of our field reps in Indonesia trekked into northern Sulawesi to visit Teling, a hillside village of farmers and fishermen. He wanted to check on the village’s freshwater system we helped overhaul several years ago, and found that the infrastructure of PVC pipes and water tanks is still working, providing reliable running [...]


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