• November 2015

    New digs in Belize

    At its meeting in June, the Seacology Board of Directors launched our fifth project in Belize, in collaboration with the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment (TIDE). We’re delighted to announce that the project is already complete! Our investment in additional housing at Big Falls for paying volunteers will help TIDE expand their successful Ridge […]

  • October 2015

    Exceptional donation builds momentum in Sri Lanka

    Seacology’s first-ever nationwide conservation project, which will protect all the mangroves in the island nation of Sri Lanka, received an enormous boost this month: a $1 million gift from a long-time Seacology donor who wishes to remain anonymous. Other Seacology supporters, led by committed board members and Seacology Fellows, have already contributed $1.5 million toward […]

  • October 2015

    Video and photos from the Seacology Prize Ceremony

    On October 8th, more than a hundred Seacology staff, Board members, and supporters gathered to honor Lakshmi Moorthy of India and award her the 2015 Seacology Prize. Here are the profile video we showed at the event and Lakshmi’s acceptance speech, as well as a collection of photos from the evening and her visit to […]

  • September 2015

    Seacology launches new Save an Acre projects

    Since 2013, our generous donors have contributed thousands of dollars though our popular Save an Acre Program to support protection of the pristine habitats at Nanwap Reef in Micronesia and Madagascar’s Spiny Forest. With Seacology’s role in these projects wrapping up, we’re excited to announce the next two Save An Acre sites, both projects begun […]

  • August 2015

    Celebrating National Water Quality Month

    Few things are as important to human survival as access to clean water, and in few places is this necessity more precarious than on remote islands. Indigenous islanders can be vulnerable to fresh water shortages, contamination, and damage to water supply infrastructure by natural disasters. At Seacology, we work with communities around the world to […]

  • July 2015

    Read our spring/summer newsletter here

    In May, we published the latest edition of our bi-annual print newsletter, recently retitled Island Update. This issue focuses on Seacology’s ongoing work to conserve mangrove ecosystems, particularly our nationwide project in Sri Lanka. While the print edition is only sent to Seacology donors, you can now read the PDF version online here.

  • July 2015

    India’s Lakshmi Moorthy wins Seacology Prize

    At our June Board of Directors meeting, Seacology’s leadership selected Lakshmi Moorthy of Tamil Nadu, India as the recipient of the 2015 Seacology Prize. Since childhood, Lakshmi has worked in the Gulf of Mannar as a seaweed harvester, a subsistence living for many of the women of her community. In 2002, that livelihood came under […]

  • June 2015

    Seacology launches seven new projects, first in Mozambique

    At their June meeting, Seacology’s Board of Directors approved seven new projects, including our first in the nation of Mozambique. These initiatives will help to protect thousands of acres of combined marine and terrestrial habitat, and such threatened species as dugongs, oceanic mantas, and fishing cats.   Belize: Big Falls Construction of housing for paying […]

  • June 2015

    Duane Silverstein pens guest blog for Tocqueville Foundation

    The Tocqueville Foundation, a French-American partnership that recently named Seacology as a Laureate for the Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy, has published a guest blog entry by Executive Director Duane Silverstein about our new nationwide project in Sri Lanka. You can read Duane’s piece here.

  • May 2015

    Seacology launches nationwide mangrove project in Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – In a press conference today in Colombo, Sri Lanka, U.S.-based NGO (nonprofit organization) Seacology; Sri Lanka-based NGO Sudeesa (formerly known as Small Fishers Federation of Lanka); and the government of Sri Lanka announced a joint program that will make Sri Lanka the first nation in the world to comprehensively protect all […]

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