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Summer 2014


Seafood Champions Award trophies

SEAWEB IN ACTION

Last Call for Seafood Champion Award Nominations!

Seafood Champions are individuals and companies who show outstanding leadership in promoting environmentally responsible seafood. Do you know a Seafood Champion? If so, please nominate him or her. Time is running out! Nominations close midnight, July 22, 2014.

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Dawn Martin, Our Ocean Conference

Is The Tide Turning?

Today we are witnessing an explosion of positive activity and focused attention addressing the threats to the ocean. After participating in the "Our Ocean 2014" conference hosted by US Secretary of State John Kerry, SeaWeb President Dawn Martin shares her perspective on the state of the ocean.

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SeaWeb's Seafood Summit Registration Opens September 1

For over a decade, the SeaWeb Seafood Summit has served a pivotal role in building relationships among stakeholders and advancing sustainable seafooddiscussions and solutions regarding ocean conservation issues. The 11th SeaWeb Seafood Summit will be held Feb. 9 - 11, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. 

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Josh Goldman

OCEAN VOICES

The Making of A Better Fish

Josh Goldman, a 2009 Seafood Champion, is an internationally recognized leader in the sustainable seafood movement who spent the last 25 years developing innovative approaches to aquaculture. In this video interview, Josh talks about the issues and challenges facing sustainable seafood, but also the changes that give him hope.

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John Englander

Spotlight on John Englander

Oceanographer John Englander, a leading expert on sea level rise and its societal and financial impacts, helps businesses and communities understand the risks as rising seas challenge us to adapt to a changing shoreline. In this SeaWeb interview, John talks about his new book, High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis.

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MARINE PHOTOBANK

Marine Photobank Collection Tops 7,000 Images

SeaWeb's Marine Photobank's houses a curated collection of more than 7,000 ocean conservation photos contributed by dedicated conservation photographers. Images are available for free download for non-commercial, educational purposes. Are you a photographer who loves the ocean? Does your class curriculum, blog, or news article need compelling images to bring your topic to life? Register on the www.marinephotobank.org to download images — or become a contributor!

Philippines 'Pa-aling' Compressor Diving, Human Rights and Overfishing—A Marine Photobank Ocean in Focus Photo Essay

Man in net Man in net
Fish being loaded Fish being loaded

"What I hadn't expected to witness at 25 meters down was a fellow homo sapiens. Deep inside the net of the 'Vergene', I was astonished to see a human foot pushing up against the black nylon mesh. Like an underwater shepherd with prune-skinned toes, a 'pa-aling' diver was busy inside, scaring the fish towards the surface."
—from a photo essay by Alex Hofford

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