SEVENSEAS Magazine: February 2018 – Issue 34

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Head shot of Giacomo Abrusci, Sevenseas media executive Director1. Letter from the Editor: How do you rate your environmental etiquette? Time for a personal environmental audit.

Just like spring cleaning, we should do a self audit and make a personal environmental management plan…

 

Mission Blue documentary 2. Mini Documentary from Mission Blue.

A key piece of our strategy is to produce compelling and educational documentaries that build public knowledge of environmental issues and ignite global support for better policy.

 

sevenseas media store advertisement3. Shop our store this season and support ocean conservation

We just opened up our first e-commerce site in time for the holidays! Best part is 100% of the proceeds to go SEVENSEAS Media. 

 

moose 4. FEATURE DESTINATION: The Rewilding of Denmark: The Restoration of Jutland’s Little Wild Bog?

Denmark’s storied raised bogs – wet habitat that forms peat and is bereft of mineral salts – play host to unique flora and fauna and have a rich and varied history.  Once of mystical reverence…

 

 

5. FEATURE DESTINATION: Denmark’s Top 14

Exquisite landscapes, comfort food and groundbreaking cuisine, thrilling water sports, and a storied history.  In much of Denmark, there’s an emphasis on sustainability, particularly…

 

 

houses in denmark6. FEATURE DESTINATION: Denmark, a Photo Series.

It’s hard not to miss a man poking his head out of a window. It’s doubly hard not to miss him as he brushes his teeth. I suppose it is better than staring at the mirror.

 

7. Mushing for Salmon with Team Zappa.

Zappa’s two lifestyles of dog mushing and commercial fishing intermingle with her advocacy for environmental and social issues. As in all her competitive races over the past six years…

 

 

man in wetlands8. Happy World Wetlands Day!

To celebrate, IUCN Asia has produced a photo story to raise awareness about the value of wetlands and highlight why they need to be protected, preserved and restored. 

 

Jack_Hariequin Shrimp9.  Jack’s February Photo: Harlequin Shrimp from Dumaguete, Philippines

Commonly known as the harlequin shrimp, is a species of saltwater shrimp found at coral reefs in the tropical Indian and Pacific oceans. It is usually considered…

 

whale10. Photography by Karim Iliya for February.

A juvenile humpback whale takes a breath while bubble feeding off the cold waters of Eastern Greenland.

 

whale feeding from 11th hour racing 11. Vestas 11th Hour Racing Witness Nature at Its Best in the Pacific.

There are few sporting events in the world that feature such a unique convergence of sport, adventure, travel and nature…

 

12. Surasak Nuibut, Mountain Climber, Adventurer & Travel Photographer: Paksé, Laos

This month Em takes us to Paksé, Laos. Are you ready for an trip like this?

 

farmed oyster13. NY/NJ Baykeeper Discovers Naturally Reproducing Oysters on their Restoration Reef in Raritan Bay

This exciting discovery gives reason to believe the return of the oyster in New Jersey is possible

 

sea dragon infographic14. SEA DRAGONS ARE REAL! 

We’ve created a fun new infographic that tells the tale of creatures that look so magical, it’s hard to believe they’re real: sea dragons!

 

15. EU Plastics Strategy positive but requires implementation.

IUCN welcomes the EU Plastics Strategy launched today, encourages all public and private actors to ensure its swift and adequate implementation…

 

global marine community logo16. Connect with the Global Marine Community

In a nutshell, the Global Marine Community is a free interactive resource that gives you access to a weekly email detailing a round-up of events and opportunities in ocean conservation.

  

trash in the water at the beach in australia17. Trash Talk with Michael Crawford-Hick in Australia.

My heart sank, when I saw mankind had done to this amazing little cove I thought I had found paradise, in fact was full of rubbish…

 

18. Interested in advertising, contributing an article, or becoming a donor? 

34 Issues, readership in 174 countries, over 16,000 subscribers, 20,000 monthly visitors…and growing.

 

 


ECO-TRAVEL DEALS

Be sure to mention SEVENSEAS Media for special rates and discounts when making your inquiry. 

1. Oceanic Society Expeditions. 

See this “Senegal: African Manatee and Turtle Conservation” trip plus many others in the new 2017-2018 Expeditions Catalogue. 

 

2. Bangkok Photo Tours. 

We visit traditional sights but focus on markets, street art, and local food. All camera forward and environmentally sensitive.

 

3. Ever dream of swimming with humpback whales? Now you can

If you are interested in swimming with or photographing humpback whales Karim guides…

 

4. Isla Mar Research Expeditions – Field Courses in Puerto Rico

A field course coordination company in Puerto Rico that specializes in organizing and hosting island ecology (marine/terrestrial) themed courses.

 

5. Pangaea Ocean Sailing Expedition

Panex is opening up sailing expeditions for guest crew. This is an unique opportunity to go sailing, cross an ocean, and be a part of something bigger.

 

6. Loggerhead Marinelife Center. 

Imagine roaming some of the world’s most beautiful ecosystems. Gorgeous vistas, affordable travel and amazing memories; immersing yourself in the sounds of nature.

 

7. SEE Turtles. 

…protect endangered turtles throughout Latin America and the world by supporting community-based conservation efforts through ecotourism, education, and Billion Baby Turtles. 

 

pete oxford, vacation, tours, ecotourism, sustainable travel, lion travel africa8. Pete Oxford Expeditions. 

We offer unique, small group expeditions for travelers and photographers to remote and pristine destinations and cultures around the world. 

 

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