• June 2017

    New projects include first in Ireland, Dominican Republic

    Seacology’s Board of Directors has approved 13 new projects, the most in a single meeting since 2005. These partnerships will help protect or restore more than 32,000 acres of island habitat in 10 countries. They include our first-ever projects in the Dominican Republic—three of them—and Ireland. They include our first new project in Malaysia in […]


  • June 2017

    Seacology is hiring a Development Director

    Job Description Seacology (www.seacology.org) is an exciting, effective, and award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the environments of the world’s islands. We partner with indigenous island communities to protect local terrestrial and marine ecosystems while supporting the community with a tangible benefit such as a school, community center, or fresh water system. Based in Berkeley, […]


  • June 2017

    Seacology remains committed to the fight against climate change

    Seacology works only with islands, which are especially vulnerable to climate change. We see, first-hand, the effects that climate change is already having on island communities:  bleached coral reefs, fewer fish, more violent storms, houses and schools lost to the rising sea. Like most national governments, a majority of state governments in the United States, […]


  • May 2017

    Sri Lanka project marks second anniversary

    Last week marked the second anniversary of the launch of the Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project, and the progress over the first two years of this landmark effort has exceeded our expectations. Tens of thousands of acres of existing mangrove forests are now legally protected, hundreds of thousands of mangrove seedlings have been grown and […]


  • April 2017

    2016 annual report: A message from Board Chair Paul Cox

    Seacology’s 2016 annual report, looking back at perhaps the most exciting year in our history, is out now. In this year’s letter to supporters (an abridged version appears in the annual report) co-founder and Chair of Seacology’s Board of Directors Paul Cox reflects on the spectacular growth of the organization he co-founded more than a […]


  • March 2017

    Sri Lanka project wins international funding competition

    The Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project has been named a winner of this year’s Global Resilience Challenge, enabling a major expansion of Seacology’s landmark nationwide project! The competition, hosted by the international Global Resilience Partnership, selected a number of organizations working to bolster communities against climate change and natural disasters in Africa and Asia. The […]


  • March 2017

    Early 2017 projects: video update

    While it would be extraordinarily difficult to visit many of our project sites in person, we’ve tried to offer our supporters the next best thing: we produced a short video tour of the highlights of our active and recently completed projects. Join us for an exclusive look inside 13 recent and ongoing projects, from Kenya […]


  • February 2017

    Seacology launches seven new projects, first in Colombia

    We’re excited to announce that last week Seacology’s board of directors approved seven new conservation projects around the world. These partnerships will protect many hundreds of acres of marine, forest, and mangrove ecosystems, reduce harmful pollution, and help isolated and disadvantaged island communities. Among the species to benefit from these new projects are manatees, humphead […]


  • January 2017

    Save an Acre project in Kenya wraps up

    Seacology has worked with communities on Kenya’s Wasini Island since 2008. In our latest partnership, with the people of Mkwiro village, we’ve helped to simultaneously tackle two environmental challenges: overfishing and coastal pollution. Wasini is an ecological treasure, home to 64 coral genera, more than 250 species of fish, and rich flora including a variety […]


  • December 2016

    Winter issue of Island Update newsletter out

    The latest issue of Island Update, Seacology’s biannual print newsletter is out! In the latest issue, we commemorate Seacology’s 25th anniversary take a look back at our first quarter-century of innovative conservation work and some highlights from our current projects.


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