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Cuba: Footage from our 2010 expedition

SEAlliance, Director of Expeditions and Photography, Kip Evans, just posted this fantastic teaser from our 2009 expedition to Cuba, one of our prominent  Hope Spots.  Read about the expeditions highlights on our blog here “Cuba: Protecting a Priceless Ecological Resource.”…
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Mission Blue Voyage A Success!

Orca by TED/James Duncan Davidson After an amazing four days of dreaming, learning, envisioning and committing to a better future for the ocean, the Mission Blue Voyagers are home–and a sea change is already underway. Eight definitive initiatives were launched, and $15+ million was pledged by many of the individuals on board the National Geographic Endeavor. Here’s a summary: $1 million to help improve the protection of the waters around the Galapagos Islands $500,000 to establish a network of marine protected areas in the Arctic, including a high seas science reserve  $3.25 million to initiate a public affairs campaign to end fishing subsidies  $350,000 to create educational programs to teach students about the ocean issues  $1.1 million to launch a plan to support efforts underway by the government of Bermuda to protect the Sargasso Sea and commitments to raise a further $2.5…
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