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What our foundation does …

What our foundation does …

In our 7th year, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation funds marine science and supports marine science education and conservation programs. But what does that mean? On the science side: — We fund programs to tag sharks, tunas and other pelagic fish. The data we receive from those tags have taught us a lot about the…

Congrats, Florida Fishing Academy!

Congrats, Florida Fishing Academy!

Congrats to Capt. Richard Brochu and the Florida Fishing Academy. They won the “Blue Friend of the Year” Award from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The award was announced — and presented — Nov. 7 at a sold-out luncheon at the PGA National Resort and Spa. We’re proud of Capt. Rich and the great work FFA…

Don’t miss the Guy Harvey Fisheries Symposium

Don’t miss the Guy Harvey Fisheries Symposium

The Guy Harvey Fisheries Symposium kicks off Thursday morning at the University of South Florida-St. Pete campus. It’s one of the few marine conferences that brings together scientists, fishermen, public policy-makers and advocates for frank discussions aimed at producing solutions and consensus on complex issues. The two-day symposium runs Thursday and Friday. We’ll be tacking…

It’s all about sustainable seafood

It’s all about sustainable seafood

We’ve said it before, one of the biggest ways people can assist in saving our seas is by making smart decisions when ordering or cooking up a seafood dish. That’s why the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation has distributed hundreds of thousands of our sustainable seafood guides. The foldable pocket brochures offer valuable guidance to avoid purchasing or consuming…

Our fundraising banquet was a hit!

We took a one-week hiatus from our blog posts to prepare for last Saturday’s 7th Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation fundraising banquet. It was worth the absence. Our banquet sold out, and we filled the records hall at the International Game Fish Association’s headquarters. We very much appreciate the IGFA allowing us to host our event in…

PBS crew films Cayman study

PBS crew films Cayman study

  Last week, we reported on the stingray research effort in the Caymans,. Guy and Jessica Harvey were joined by a team from the Georgia Aquarium as part of an ongoing census of the popular and important stingray population in Grand Cayman. Alexandra Prebble, our director of operations in Grand Cayman, was with the group….

Viral video casts focus on prey fish

Viral video casts focus on prey fish

A video of tarpon feeding on a massive mullet migration was the viral video of the week. Which is timely, cool, in focusing attention on an emerging fisheries management topic – forage fish. These are prey fish, sardines, anchovies, and menhaden, consumed by bigger fish. Globally, commercial fisheries value them at $5.6 billion, but their…

Red snapper anglers need support

Red snapper anglers need support

The critical Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting in Mobile, Ala., started Monday. We need all anglers on this part of the Gulf of Mexico coast to attend the meeting, and voice their support for fairness in red snapper regulation. The circumstances that resulted in a 9-day season for recreational red snapper fishing is unacceptable….

Photos bolster gill net ban effort

They are hard photos to look at, but the reality is even harsher. The use of gill nets in Puerto Rico are proving destructive. Thanks to the backing of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, the efforts of a number of organizations there, including Pesca, Playa y Ambiente, the voices supporting a gill net ban are growing…

Oldest city breaks new ground

Oldest city breaks new ground

Kudos to St. Augustine, Fla. America’s oldest city celebrates its 450th birthday next year. And, with the support of the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, the city has formally stated that an objective of its landmark anniversary festivities is also to raise awareness for conservation of the natural environment. On Sept. 8, the city approved a proclamation…

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