• October 2014

    Video and transcript of Seacology Prize winner’s acceptance speech

    Our most recent Seacology Prize winner, “Professor” Ali Shaibu Shekue, gave this moving statement upon accepting his award. Many thanks to Dishon Murage, our outstanding field representative for East Africa, for helping with the translation. Ladies and gentlemen, accept our warm greetings from the people of Lamu in Kenya. I am most honored to be […]


  • October 2014

    Seacology trip visits rebuilt Tonga community center

    Our project on ‘Uiha Island, Tonga, suffered a major setback in January when the community center we had helped the Femelea community retrofit was leveled by Cyclone Ian, a Category 5 storm that ravaged Tonga and Fiji, among other Pacific islands. It was deemed that the entire structure was beyond repair and would have to […]


  • October 2014

    Photos from 2014 Prize Ceremony

    On Thursday, October 9, we were pleased to award the 2014 Seacology Prize to “Professor” Ali Shaibu Shekue of Kenya, for his work in establishing several protected areas in his home country, and collaborating with indigenous fishing communities to further marine conservation and sustainability. Professor Shekue and Seacology Field Representative Dishon Murage joined our staff, […]


  • September 2014

    Save the Date: Seacology Prize Ceremony, October 9

    The 2014 Seacology Prize Ceremony, where we will honor this year’s winner, Ali Shaibu Shekue, is almost upon us! Tickets have been moving quickly, but there are still seats for the free, public event available. The event will be held at The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, California 94704 from 6:00 PM to […]


  • September 2014

    Duane Silverstein on KPFA Radio

    Seacology’s Executive Director, Duane Silverstein, recently appeared on KPFA Radio’s Africa Today with Walter Jones. In the half-hour segment, Duane discusses Seacology’s innovative approach to conservation, our history, upcoming Seacology travel opportunities, and much more. The interview can be found at KPFA’s website here, and begins around 33:00. Enjoy!


  • September 2014

    A recap of our recent Fiji expedition

    In October of 2013, Duane Silverstein and I gave a Seacology presentation at the National Aquarium to a rapt group of approximately 35 members, donors and individuals interested in conservation. We invited all to link up us on a first-ever expedition to Fiji with The National Aquarium to take part in visiting two of Seacology’s […]


  • September 2014

    Seacology welcomes new Indonesia representative

    Seacology is happy to welcome Iona Soulsby to our team as a new field representative in Indonesia. A native of New Zealand, Iona has a strong ecology background and has led mangrove-restoration projects on the island of Bali for the past five years. We’re looking forward to working with her!


  • September 2014

    Seacology is hiring a Development Associate

    Seacology is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the habitats and cultures of the world’s islands. We work directly with local island communities to protect local terrestrial and marine ecosystems while supporting humanitarian needs such as schools, community centers, or fresh water systems. Based in Berkeley, California, Seacology has over 200 projects in 54 countries […]


  • September 2014

    Storm-damaged Felemea center rebuilt

    Our project on ‘Uiha Island, Tonga, suffered a major setback in January when the community center we had helped the Felemea community retrofit was leveled by Cyclone Ian, a Category 5 storm that ravaged Tonga and Fiji, among other Pacific islands. It was deemed that the entire structure was beyond repair and would have to […]


  • August 2014

    Seacology works to keep Sibuyan lights on

    The Philippines’ Sibuyan Island is home to some of the world’s densest forest and several rare, endemic plant and animal species. In June, Seacology struck a deal with the island’s Mangyan tribe, who reside at the foot of Mount Guiting-Guiting, to safeguard almost a quarter of this pristine landscape, which has come under increasing pressure […]


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