Sunday, July 14, 2024

Project Seahorse Citizen Science Program Receives A Boost

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Project Seahorse, the citizen science program aimed at helping raise awareness, protect and conserve sea horse populations worldwide, has received a boost from the Sea of Change Foundation and Aggressor Adventures.

The Sea Of Change Foundation is helping Project Seahorse maximize the value of its data by providing support for data analysis, helping promote community science and influencing policymakers across the globe.

Aggressor Adventures is helping Project Seahorse by providing Seahorse ID training to some of the staff on their liveaboards, who can then offer it to interested guests. This should help generate even more data and awareness.

Commenting on the new relationship, the Sea of Change Foundation’s Executive Director Samantha Whitcraft said:

“As divers, seeing amazing fish like seahorses is why we dive, so it is our duty to do all that we can to help protect them. Participating in citizen science is a great way to do that.”

While Wayne Brown, the CEO of Aggressor Adventures and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sea of Change Foundation, commented:

“Aggressor Liveaboards are thrilled to participate in this community and citizen science initiative with both our staff and guests to help divers appreciate the wonder of seahorses, now and into the future.”

You can find out more about Project Seahorse here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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