• 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.

  • February 2018

    Seacology launches nine new projects

    Seacology will soon begin nine new projects around the world, including our first in the nation of Uruguay! These new partnerships with island communities will protect more than 7,500 acres of sensitive marine and forest habitats and will fund vital infrastructure and other community needs. Federated States of Micronesia: Peidie Village Protection of 79-acre mangrove […]

  • January 2018

    Keeping beaches clean in Colombia

    Seacology’s first project in Colombia is making great strides toward reducing pollution on and around one of the country’s most beautiful and biodiverse islands. The Rosario Islands lie north of the nation’s Caribbean shoreline, surrounded by sapphire-blue water, barrier reefs teeming with life, and dense mangroves. About 60 miles from the port city of Cartagena, […]

  • November 2017

    Clean power returns to Borneo village

    Borneo, the world’s third-largest island, is shared by the nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. It is home to diverse topography, one of the world’s oldest rainforests, and countless endemic species. (Orangutans!) Seacology has worked to protect habitats on the island since 2001, and this summer launched a project in the island’s Malaysian territory for […]

  • October 2017

    Gina Lopez accepts 2017 Seacology Prize

    “No matter how much money you have, no matter what intellectual or economic theory you have… if it’s not based on a deep foundation of caring and empathy, it’s just not going to work.” This was the message Gina Lopez gave the crowd after receiving the 2017 Seacology Prize. Fighting back tears, she wondered aloud […]

  • October 2017

    Gina Lopez, former Philippines environment secretary, wins Seacology Prize

    In recognition of her untiring environmental advocacy in the face of powerful opposition, Regina Paz (Gina) Lopez of the Philippines has been awarded the 2017 Seacology Prize. Seacology awards the $10,000 prize, now in its 27th year, to someone who has shown exceptional achievement in preserving island environments and culture. “Gina Lopez has shown the […]

  • August 2017

    Tonga sets example for effective local stewardship

    Seacology has worked with communities in the Kingdom of Tonga since 1999. The Polynesian archipelago, comprising 169 islands, provides a model for how local and national efforts to promote marine stewardship can work together. In 2006, Tonga’s environment ministry launched the Special Management Area (SMA) program. Under this model, the country has tried to strike […]

  • August 2017

    RSVP for the 2017 Seacology Prize Ceremony

    Thursday, October 5, 2017 6-9 p.m. The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 Each year, Seacology honors an islander for exceptional achievement in preserving the environment and culture of one of the world’s more than 10,000 islands. Seacology will announce the identity of the 2017 Seacology Prize recipient—a conservation leader who has […]

  • August 2017

    Video tour of recent Seacology projects

    We invite you to take a virtual tour of twelve current and recent Seacology projects: 0:14 Mkwiro Village, Wasini Island, Kenya 0:45 San Salvador Island, Bahamas 1:15 Koldita Island, Chile 1:39 Orika, Isla Grande, Colombia 2:01 Berhampur Island, Chilika Lake, India 2:23 Minicoy Island, India 2:44 Webi Village, Middle Andaman Island, India 3:05 Nukubalavu, Vanua […]

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