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January 2019

First Dominican Republic projects officially launch

Thanks to three new Seacology projects in the Dominican Republic, visitors now have the chance to kayak through a beautiful lagoon, see fantastic bird life, or stroll on a boardwalk through a mangrove forest. And local youth are finding new, sustainable livelihoods by guiding tourists. In January, Seacology leaders met with our partners in the […]

December 2018

2018: A big year for islands

Thanks to the backing of supporters like you, 2018 was a particularly eventful and successful year for Seacology. Here are a few highlights of our work to protect island ecosystems and communities around the world: We launched 18 new projects, including our first ever in Uruguay. We announced our 300th project in June and have […]

October 2018

Dominican Republic’s Patricia Lamelas named 2018 Seacology Prize winner

We’re excited to announce that Patricia Lamelas, a longtime environmentalist from the Dominican Republic, will be the recipient of the 2018 Seacology Prize! Lamelas has worked with the nonprofit CEBSE, the Center for the Conservation and Eco-Development of Samaná Bay and Surroundings, for more than 25 years. Her voice has been influential in the movement to conserve the rapidly […]

September 2018

Seacology project wins United Nations climate change award

We’re very excited to announce that Seacology’s nationwide mangrove conservation project in Sri Lanka has been named a winner in the 2018 Momentum for Change climate action awards! Momentum for Change is an initiative under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, seeking innovative solutions to the challenges posed by a changing climate. Our […]

September 2018

Training center for disadvantaged Sri Lankan women opens

Seacology recently celebrated the opening of a new training center in Sri Lanka’s north. We’ve produced a short video showing how the facility will further our project’s twin goals of mangrove conservation and fostering economic opportunity for some of Sri Lanka’s poorest citizens. The training center was built with funding from the Global Resilience Partnership […]

August 2018

Virtual tour of 10 current Seacology projects

From Fiji to Malaysia to our first projects in the Dominican Republic, it’s been a busy few months in our mission to protect island habitats around the world. Communities are making lot of progress, which you can see for yourself in this video recap. It highlights 10 ongoing projects in eight countries, with new footage […]

June 2018

A milestone: 300 island projects!

Last week, Seacology approved nine new projects, bringing our total above 300. We’re excited  not only because we hit an impressive number, but because these are great new partnerships with island communities. They will help to protect nearly 45,000 acres of sensitive habitat and will provide much-needed infrastructure and other community needs. Bangladesh: Sonadia Island […]

June 2018

Protecting parrotfish and reefs on World Oceans Day

Friday, June 8, is World Oceans Day​—an international celebration of ocean environments and the need to protect them. To mark the occasion, Seacology is officially launching our project on Isla Providencia, Colombia. On this beautiful, remote island in the Caribbean, we’re funding ​a campaign to promote the protection of parrotfish. These colorful fish graze on […]

April 2018

Help Seacology save parrotfish in Colombia

Celebrate Earth Day by helping to protect threatened Caribbean parrotfish! We’re launching our first-ever crowdfunding campaign today to support efforts to protect theses gorgeous and important fish around the remote Colombian island of Providencia. A healthy population of parrotfish is a matter of life and death for a coral reef. The fish eat harmful macroalgae, […]

March 2018

Visit a tropical island—via video

Seacology has more than 50 active projects on beautiful islands all over the world, and we’ve put together a quick video tour of a few of them. Take a look at recent project highlights and see how we’re helping island habitats and communities from Southeast Asia to the Caribbean.