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How filmmaking could help save the ocean

https://marine-conservation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Whiskey-Sky-blog.mp3 Meet Chris Chen and Maria Bernal-Silva, the creative forces behind Marine Conservation Institute’s new organizational video Earlier this year, Emmy-nominated video editor Chris Chen of Whiskey Sky Media listened in on a conversation that would lead to an extraordinary project. In his San Diego home, Chris leaned in and dialed up the volume on…

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Bridging Blue Parks

A new vision for multinational marine reserves could change the face of ocean protection forever In the Eastern Tropical Pacific’s swirling currents, endangered leatherback turtles cruise along undersea ridges and muscular hammerhead sharks travel between islands the way that traffic moves between cities. For 23 million years, seafloor spreading has given birth to complex underwater…

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A Tale of Nominations and Nickels: How Marine Conservation Institute won the approval tomorrow’s environmental leaders

FEATURED PICTURE: The Marine Biology class at the College of the Atlantic—pictured here collecting sea stars during an intertidal field trip—voted Marine Conservation Institute as their top choice for a class donation to a marine conservation nonprofit. Marine Conservation Institute is grateful to receive financial support from donors from all walks of life—from international foundations…

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Announcing the NEW updated Marine Protection Atlas: an immersive visual tool for exploring ocean conservation

Marine Conservation Institute has been on a decade long quest to answer two simple questions: ‘How much of the ocean is protected by marine protected areas? And how effective is that protection?’ Dive into our latest version of the Marine Protection Atlas to browse for answers! Why the World Needs an Independent Marine Protected Area…

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Finding Refuge: A Conversation with Award-Winning Wilderness Photographer and Filmmaker Ian Shive

We sat down (virtually) with renowned photographer, filmmaker, and conservationist Ian Shive to chat about hope, wild places, and his upcoming book, Refuge. Among other adventures, the book captures the extraordinary marine life in the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll Marine National Monuments and Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument—the protection of which Marine Conservation Institute fought for nearly a decade.

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