SeaWeb is an international, nonprofit, communications organization dedicated to creating a culture of ocean conservation. We work collaboratively to inform and empower diverse ocean voices and conservation champions in strategic, targeted sectors to encourage market solutions, policies and behaviors that result in a healthy thriving ocean. We transform knowledge into action by shining a spotlight on workable, science-based solutions to the most serious threats facing the ocean such as climate change, pollution and overexploitation.

Seafood Choices Alliance

A program of SeaWeb that supports a sustainable seafood industry and ocean conservation community.

Polar bears at play

Polar bear siblings in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area near Hudson Bay spar playfully during migration.

Blue-footed Booby

Blue-footed Boobies ( Sula nebouxii ) , common in the Galapagos Islands and other warm coastal areas of the Pacific, can catch flying fish in mid-air. Their blue feet are for fashion AND function. Male and female boobies...

Diver Cleaning Up Reef

A diver cares for the reef by cleaning up discarded fishing gear and garbage. Even if you don't have scuba gear, you can help protect the ocean and coral reefs !

Mangrove Survival: Against the Odds

Mangroves thrive in hot, muddy, salty conditions that would kill most plants. But even these tough trees are threatened by human development. This lone mangrove shoot in South Bimini, Bahamas stands strong in the path of a...

Diver Meets Manta Ray

Manta rays are related to sharks, but have quite a different reputation among humans. They are often called the gentle giants of the sea because of their curious nature and graceful movements. This one glides up, as if to...

Student Assists with Shore Survey

A student from the University of Cape Town in South Africa uses a field guide to help identify organisms during a shoreline survey at Cape Columbine.

Galapagos Sea Lion Yawning

A Galapagos sea lion ( Zalophus wollebaeki ) rests on a beach in Ecuador. The population of these charming animals swings wildly during El Niño events, but is declining overall. They are currently listed as endangered on the...

Larval Octopus

This beautiful larval (baby) octopus was collected by scientists from the University of Miami during a research cruise in the Straits of Florida, a narrow channel between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Explore more...

Cleaning an Oiled Pelican in Louisiana

Dr. Erica Miller of the Louisiana State Wildlife Response Team cleans oil form a pelican in Plaquemines Parish, LA. Wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico have been heavily impacted by an ongoing oil spill that began April 20, 2010...

SeaWeb Gulf Oil Spill Page

SeaWeb is committed to providing a comprehensive compilation of resources related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill which began on April 20, 2010. On this site you will find a daily - as well as archived - roundup of the...