Woburn Clarkes Court Bay
Protection of three miles of mangrove coastline; support of wildlife-based tourism and environmental education Repair of existing birdwatching platform, new small platform and signs The largest intact mangrove ecosystem in Grenada lies within the Woburn Clarkes Court Bay Marine Protected Area. The mangroves protect more than three miles of coastline from erosion and critical […]
Islanders keep conservation going through a pandemic
I don’t have to tell you how strange and scary this year has been. I hope you and yours are safe and well. I’m happy to report that Seacology has weathered the dangers and uncertainties of 2020 surprisingly well. Many of our existing island conservation projects have made good progress, and we launched 19 new […]
Protecting the Cook Islands’ Sacred Ocean
The Cook Islands is a nation of vastly more water than land. An expanse of ocean approximately the size of Mexico surrounds the small, scattered islands, some home to no more than a few dozen residents. Beneath the water’s surface is a rich ecosystem, filled with endangered turtles, 22 kinds of whales, and vibrant coral […]
Mangroves–and coastal women–thrive in Sri Lanka
Seacology’s first nationwide project wraps up after five-year partnership By Karen Peterson Senior Manager for Special Initiatives Mangrove forests–those dense tangles of trees with their distinctive stilt-like roots, rising from brackish coastal waters–have become the focus of many conservation efforts. Healthy mangrove ecosystems provide immense benefits: They protect coastal communities from damaging wind and waves, […]
Our work continues.
You’ve probably been hearing from a lot of organizations and businesses—so we’ll make this brief. We just want to assure you that Seacology is doing as much as we safely can to further our mission in these challenging times. Protecting our staff and community. We have canceled all travel for U.S. staff and are working from […]
Stickers now available for donors
Share your passion for island conservation with one of our new Seacology stickers. For a limited time, we’ll send one to all new donors and any existing donor who makes a gift of $10 or more.
Seacology marks big successes in Sri Lanka on World Mangrove Day
A year into a groundbreaking program to protect all mangrove forests in Sri Lanka by enlisting the help of coastal communities, the news is good. The forests are being protected, and some of the poorest women in Sri Lanka are receiving microloans and job training. The world’s first mangrove museum was officially opened by Sri […]
Seacology launches 10 new projects
Seacology is launching 10 new projects around the world, including our first ones in Cuba and Peru! This new work, spanning the globe and comprising tens of thousands of acres of protected habitat, will protect endemic species, strengthen fisheries, and support sustainable ecotourism. On Monday, our Board of Directors approved these projects: Cocodrilo, Cuba: Increased […]