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MCAF Fellow John Flynn teaches the MBiTs about sea turtles.

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Ocean Leaders

July 11, 2018

Who better to inspire the next generation of ocean protectors than the conservation leaders who are actually on the ground (or in the water) doing this great work? ...Read More

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A Tale of Two Right Whales

July 9, 2018

Our scientists have been helping the North Atlantic right whale for decades, but did you know that the Anderson Cabot Center is also working to support another right whale species?...Read More

[IMG] Solomon Daviela practices Line Intersect Transects with Dr. Frejaville

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MCAF Update: Coral Reef Project Leads to New Opportunities for Students in Madagascar

June 8, 2018

With support in part from MCAF, a team of scientists established a monitoring program to track effects of climate change, fishing regulations, and other human impacts on the reefs of Nosy Ankao....Read More

Indus River dolphin

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MCAF: Population Study of Indus River Dolphin

October 16, 2017

Researchers share hopeful findings from their recent study of the endangered Indus River dolphin after a recent expedition in Pakistan made possible in part by the Marine Conservation Action Fund....Read More

John Flyn examining sea turtle

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MCAF Update: Her life – In Our Hands!

August 28, 2017

Running a sea turtle conservation program in the developing world is always going to have challenges, but when a juvenile green turtle washes ashore, that’s when things get really challenging!...Read More

small fishing village in Africa

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MCAF Update: Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles

August 26, 2017

Working with Fishermen to Save Sea Turtles...Read More

researchers pulling net

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MCAF Update: Saving the Last Sawfishes in Mexico

August 22, 2017

Researchers search for sawfishes in Mexico....Read More

daniel speaking to Aquarium researchers

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MCAF Fellow visits Boston

July 20, 2017

MCAF Fellow Daniel Fernando’s visit to Boston...Read More

scientists look at slides

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Lessons in Identifying Southern Right Whales

May 1, 2017

Scientist Florencia Vilches was trained in the management of a long-standing catalog of southern right whales in Argentina. See how she is greatly increasing the number of sightings....Read More

measuring dead turtles carapace

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Shining a Light on Sea Turtle Deaths in Senegal

May 1, 2017

Very little work has been done to understand the unnatural causes of death, abundance, and seasonality of the different sea turtle species using this region. MCAF grantee Tomas Diagne decided to act....Read More

People sit on side of boat looking at map

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Surveys Begin to Track Reef Health in Madagascar

January 9, 2017

With support from MCAF, a team of scientists is establishing a collaborative monitoring program to track reef health around. Join researchers for the first few days of surveys....Read More

aerial view of island in madagascar

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Tracking Reef Health in Madagascar

December 8, 2016

Find out how the Anderson Cabot Center is helping a team of scientists track the effects of climate change, fishing regulations, and other human impacts on reefs in Madagascar....Read More