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October 2013

Marie Saleem Awarded 2013 Seacology Prize

Last Thursday night, Seacology awarded its 21st Seacology Prize to Marie Saleem, a marine conservation crusader from the Maldives. Over 140 people attended the event held at the David Brower Center in downtown Berkeley. In her acceptance speech, Marie spoke of the wide variety of ways she has helped protect the marine ecosystems in her […]

August 2013

Indonesian kindergarten project featured in two Scuba magazines

This past week, Sportdiver.com and Scubadiving.com both had the story of the kindergarten we helped build in Indonesia, and the role it plays in protecting a coral paradise. From Sportdiver.com’s “School’s in for Raja Ampat”: The local Misool Eco Resort had already established a 90,440 no-take zone in Raja Ampat in 2005, but the marine […]

July 2013

Seacology on GreatNonProfit’s Top-Rated List

This week, GreatNonProfits announced its Top Rated List, and, thanks to a large number of positive reviews, Seacology made the cut! GreatNonProfits “is the leading developer of tools that allow people to find, review, and share information about great — and perhaps not yet great — nonprofits.” Read our reviews or add your own on […]

July 2013

Our 2013 Seacology Prize Winner: Marie Saleem

We’re thrilled to announce that our 2013 Seacology Prize winner is Marie Saleem, a leading environmental conservation advocate whose research and activism have helped protect marine ecosystems in her home country of the Maldives. As this year’s recipient, Saleem will receive $10,000 and will be honored at the Seacology Prize Ceremony on Thursday, October 3rd, […]

June 2013

Lemurs, dugongs among species protected by six new projects

Lemurs, dugongs, and an endemic bird of paradise are among the many species protected by our six newest projects, approved earlier this month. And in exchange for conservation support from islanders, we’re funding a new school for a community without one, a water cistern where freshwater is scarce, and the distribution of traditional fish traps […]

February 2013

Former Seacology Prize Winner Named Asst. Field Rep in Indonesia

In 2011, we awarded Irman Meilandi the Seacology Prize for his incredible work protecting the forests around his village of Mandalamekar, on Indonesia’s island of Java. We’re proud to announce that we’ve hired Irman to serve as an Assistant Field Representative in Indonesia, helping our primary Field Representative Arnaz Mehta oversee our projects in the […]