To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by unregulated and destructive fisheries, say Dr. Amanda Vincent and Dr. Jean M. Harris in a new article published in Science. Story
Read about Project Seahorse’s work over the past year in our 2013 annual report, now available online. Highlights include the launch of iSeahorse, landmark trade protections for sharks and rays, and an international photo exhibit. Download the PDF
Effective marine conservation must be complemented by sound policy. As the IUCN Red List Authority on seahorses and their relatives, Project Seahorse works with governments, authorities and international organizations to develop successful conservation policies.
Human activity can threaten the balance between organisms and their environment. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are an important conservation tool for protecting marine ecosystems from overfishing and habitat loss. Project Seahorse has been leading MPA research and implementation for over a decade.