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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 […]

May 2015

Our 2014 annual report is out!

Our 2014 annual report, which details last year’s new projects, significant updates, and more, is now available for download here. You can also read past reports going back to 2005 at our Annual Reports and Financials page.

April 2015

Soap for Seacology

Hand in Hand Soap is a Philadelphia-based company that began in 2011 with a simple but forward-thinking mission: to make high-quality, sustainable bath products while supporting nonprofits that help to secure access to clean water and sanitation around the world. For each bar of soap sold, the company, founded by husband-and-wife team Courtney Apple and […]

March 2015

Ways to help the people of Vanuatu

People have been asking us how they can help Vanuatu, a beautiful place with gracious people, who have taken such a blow from Cyclone Pam. Our thoughts are there, too—since 2005, Seacology has funded 11 projects on the islands of Vanuatu, including schools, community centers, and water systems, to help the communities there preserve their […]

March 2015

New book profiles Seacology’s work

Seacology has been featured in a new textbook, Cases in Innovative Nonprofits. Written by Stanford University scholar and lecturer Bruce Sievers and former Seacology Communications Assistant Henry Jones, the book’s 10th chapter describes Seacology’s model of trade-offs with indigenous communities, explains the importance of bringing local stakeholders into conservation agreements, why this model is achieving […]

February 2015

Seacology welcomes new Board member

In their recent winter meeting, Seacology’s Board of Directors voted to elect Kimberly Leilani Myers Hewlett as its newest member. Myers Hewlett brings a wealth of foundation and nonprofit experience to our organization, currently serving as treasurer of the Myers Family Foundation and a board member of the Flora Family Foundation and as treasurer and […]

February 2015

Board greenlights eight new Seacology projects

On February 9th, Seacology’s Board of Directors voted to approve eight new projects around the world, including a new foray into Haiti and several others in Southeast Asia and the Caribbean. Antigua “Bottle Bead” women’s livelihood initiative in support of sea turtle conservation San Salvador Island, Bahamas Signage and touch tanks in support of the […]

February 2015

Photos from Ocean Campaign/Project Ø Event

Here are some photos from the gala put on by The Ocean Campaign (recently renamed Project Ø) event last month. Seacology was honored to be a beneficiary of the event, which featured great performances and appearances by Rolling Stones royalty Bernard Fowler, Alexandra Richards, Tyrone Wood, and Jimmy Jagger.

January 2015

Seacology named Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy Laureate

From left: Dr. Paul Cox, Prince Albert II of Monaco, Duane Silverstein FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRINCE OF MONACO HONORS CALIFORNIA-BASED CONSERVATION GROUP SEACOLOGY Nonprofit is 2015 Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy Laureate MONACO—Jan. 26, 2015—During a ceremony in Monaco today, Prince Albert II named Berkeley, California-based nonprofit organization, Seacology, as a laureate for the 2015 […]

January 2015

Seacology among semifinalists for award from Prince of Monaco

We’re honored to have been nominated for the Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy, presented by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Tocqueville Foundation in Paris. The award, now in its second year, recognizes original approaches by organizations to address social and environmental challenges. The finalists will be announced later this month. Read […]