Keep in Touch

Subscribe to stay up to date on Seacology’s events, trips, and projects.

  • Email Address
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
top-cap-white

News

top-cap-bluetop-cap-white

June 2013

Lemurs, dugongs among species protected by six new projects

Lemurs, dugongs, and an endemic bird of paradise are among the many species protected by our six newest projects, approved earlier this month. And in exchange for conservation support from islanders, we’re funding a new school for a community without one, a water cistern where freshwater is scarce, and the distribution of traditional fish traps […]

June 2013

Panama’s Kuna establish waste management system on Carti Islands

In Panama’s Carti Islands, we’ve been working with the indigenous Kuna people to establish an effective waste management system for their densely-populated island communities. We provided equipment like plastic bottle crushers and scales and they drafted regulations for collecting and exporting their trash and recycling to the mainland. Our field representative in Panama reports that […]

April 2013

“Multipurpose” building on Java used for community meetings, badminton

The “multipurpose community building” we funded in Mandalamekar, on the Indonesian island of Java, is living up to its name, our field rep in Indonesia reports. Finished in 2011, the building is being used for all kinds of activities, from community meetings and elections to performance recitals and badminton. Meanwhile, locals continue to patrol their […]

February 2013

Sea Turtle Guard Post in Indonesia Nearly Complete

The green and hawskbill sea turtles who come to Pelilit Beach on Nusa Penida Island to lay eggs will soon enjoy an extra degree of protection once the guard post is completed. Work has been slow going because the post is located at a bottom of a steep hill, and all the materials need to […]

February 2013

Former Seacology Prize Winner Named Asst. Field Rep in Indonesia

In 2011, we awarded Irman Meilandi the Seacology Prize for his incredible work protecting the forests around his village of Mandalamekar, on Indonesia’s island of Java. We’re proud to announce that we’ve hired Irman to serve as an Assistant Field Representative in Indonesia, helping our primary Field Representative Arnaz Mehta oversee our projects in the […]

2008

Madagascar

Madagascar is justly famous for its biodiversity. It is the only place in the world where visitors can see lemurs (a diverse group of primates), towering baobob trees, and literally thousands of other kinds of plants and animals. (In fact, there are more than a thousand species of orchids alone!) On this trip, travelers spotted […]

2006

Southeast Asia

This 2006 expedition spanned two Southeast Asian countries. Guests visited our project at Terian Village in Malaysian Borneo, seeing spectacular rainforest and the micro-hydro facility, funded by Seacology, that supplies the village with sustainable electricity. Then, visitors were off to the Philippines, where they helped install eco-reef modules as part of our efforts to restore […]