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Date:
Friday, March 25, 2016
Author: 94

Author: Mark J. Spalding

“I’ve never seen it like this before.”

That is what I have heard over and over as I traveled to different regions in the past couple of weeks—in La Jolla and Laguna Beach, in Portland and in Rockland, in Boston and Cambridge, in New Orleans and Covington, in Key West and Savannah.

Tags:
Climate Change
News
Date:
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Author: 8
Tags:
Blue Carbon
News
Date:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Author: 94

Seagrasses in the age of sea turtle conservation and shark overfishing

​Heithaus MR, Alcoverro T, Arthur R, Burkholder DA, Coates KA, Christianen MJA, Kelkar N, Manuel SA, Wirsing AJ, Kenworthy WJ and Fourqurean JW (2014) "Seagrasses in the age of sea turtle conservation and shark overfishing." Frontier Marine Science 1:28.Published online: 05 August 2014. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2014.00028

Tags:
Blue Carbon, Seagrass, Sharks, Sea Turtles
News
Date:
Monday, March 14, 2016
Author: 8

A few of our friends were inspired by the new SeaGrass Grow and are helping us get the word out.

Tags:
Blue Carbon
Blog
Date:
Friday, March 4, 2016
Author: 94

Author: Mark J. Spalding, President

I just returned from four and a half days in California. I love going back to visit my home state and see familiar sights, smell the coastal sage scrub, hear the gulls calling and the crashing waves, and walk miles on the beach in the morning fog.

Tags:
Blue Carbon, Building the Capacity of the Marine Conservation Community, Education, 71%
Blog
Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Author: 94

Monday is February 29, LEAP DAY.  You have 24 whole extra hours this year so #SEAStheDay!  Take advantage of LEAP DAY to to start a new good habit, get rid of an old bad one, do something you've been putting off, or even change the direction of your entire life!  Here are some tips from the TOF staff and our friends at Fair Harbor to get you started!

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Blog
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.

Tags:
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

Tags:
71%
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.

Tags:
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. 

Tags:
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

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