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Date:
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Author: 94

Author: Maggie Bass, with support from Beryl Dann

Margaret Bass is a biology major at Eckerd College and is part of the TOF intern community.

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Protecting Species of Concern
Blog
Date:
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Author: 8

By Phoebe Turner
President, George Washington University Sustainable Oceans Alliance; Intern, The Ocean Foundation

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News
Date:
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Author: 94

In a new study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, a team of scientists led by Florida State University’s Dean Grubbs counters a widely cited 2007 study that found that the overfishing of large sharks had led to an explosion in the population of rays, which in turn had devoured bivalves, clams and scallops along the East Coast. Read the full study here

Tags:
Protecting Species of Concern
News
Date:
Monday, February 1, 2016
Author: 94

The opening reception for the 2016 SeaWeb Seafood Summit celebrated the formal launch of the partnership between SeaWeb and The Ocean Foundation.  As President of both organizations, Mark Spalding spoke to the crowd gathered in at the summit St. Julian’s, Malta on January 31.

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Building the Capacity of the Marine Conservation Community
Blog
Date:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Author: 94

It is with great excitement that we join leaders from around the world in Malta for this year’s SeaWeb Seafood Summit. The 2016 Summit marks the first year of The Ocean Foundation’s new collaboration with SeaWeb.  We joined forces to increase the impact and effectiveness of SeaWeb’s programs, and to deepen The Ocean Foundation’s work on sustainable seafood. 

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Sustainability
Blog
Date:
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Author: 94

by Mark J. Spalding, President 

We saw some ocean victories in 2015.  As 2016 flies by, it calls upon us to move past those press releases and into action.  Some of the challenges require top-level government regulatory action informed by experts. Others require the collective benefit of us all committing to actions that will help the ocean.  Some require both.

Tags:
Aquaculture, High Seas
Blog
Date:
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Author: 94

Our 2016 Ocean Resolution #1:
Let’s Stop Adding to the Problem

Contest 5.jpgThe year 2015 brought some victories for the future of our relationship with the ocean.  Now we look to 2016 as the moment when we all begin to move past those press releases and into concrete action.  We can call them our New Year’s Resolutions for the Ocean. 

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Marine Debris
Blog
Date:
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Author: 8

There were a lot of great environmental movies and media projects in 2015.  Here are a few of our favorites:

 

Mark J. Spalding, President

She Went Through a Shock While Shopping for Shoes (from Change Your Shoes)
This video connects our western consumer culture society with the places our products come from, and the people who make them.  Everything this says about changing your shoes applies to how we decide what fish to eat. (Editor's note: you have to be logged in to Facebook for this one)

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Blog
Date:
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Author: 8

by Mark J. Spalding, President of The Ocean Foundation

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News
Date:
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Author: 94

SeaWeb Seafood Summit – The World’s Premier Conference on Seafood Sustainability

The SeaWeb Seafood Summit brings together global representatives from the seafood industry with leaders from the conservation community, academia, government and the media. The goal of the Summit is to define success and advance solutions in sustainable seafood by fostering dialogue and partnerships that lead to a seafood marketplace that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. The conference is produced in partnership by SeaWeb and Diversified Communications.  

Tags:
Sustainability, Fisheries
Blog
Date:
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Author: 94

A letter from Mark J. Spalding, President of The Ocean Foundation

 

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When I stand next to the ocean, I am influenced once again by her magic. I realize that deep mystical pull of my spirit toward the water’s edge has always been present.

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Blog
Date:
Monday, November 30, 2015
Author: 94

Mark J. Spalding, President of The Ocean Foundation

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Aquaculture, Fish, Sustainability

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