"Conserving the Sargasso Sea" app available for free download. (M. Ittner, A. Jeffrey)

SeaDragon cruise participants look for plastic in Sargassum in May 2013. Credit: S. Sarkis
Flying fish bubble nests. (JP Rouja)

Sargassum fish. (D.Shale)

The Sargasso Sea Scrolls. (Pyramid Atlantic)

Humpbacks use Bermuda as a way point on their migrations. Credit: A. Stevenson.

Hamilton Declaration Signing- March 2014- Bermuda. Read more »

Seahorse (JP Rouja)

Flying fish call the Sargasso Sea home. Credit: JP Rouja.

A Tribute to Dr. Richard G. Rockefeller

We remember Dr. Richard G. Rockefeller, our Executive Committee Chair, who died tragically on June 13, 2014. (Sylvia Earle Alliance - Mission Blue) Read more »

Geographical Area of Collaboration

SSA Geographical Area

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Geographical Area of Collaboration under the Hamilton Declaration.  

Credit: Duke University Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab 

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Recent Highlights

  • Sargasso Sea Commission to Co-Host Workshop with Submarine Cable Industry

    On 23 October 2014, the Sargasso Sea Commission, in collaboration with the George Washington University Law School, the International Cable Protection Committee, and the Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore, are hosting a workshop: Submarine Cables in the Sargasso Sea- Legal and environmental ...
  • Hamilton Declaration Signatories and Sargasso Sea Commission Convene First Joint Meeting

    The First Joint Meeting of Hamilton Declaration Signatories and the Sargasso Sea Commission was held from 20-22 October 2014 at the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in Tarrytown, New York.  Day One discussions included background presentations on the global context of marine conservation, on-the-ground lessons learned from ...


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