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The Chase for Light

When Mark called me last year and told me his vision to help local communities to protect the "pristine" environment they call home, by creating “No Take Zone” aka Marine Protected Areas, and give back to the same ocean that gave him a life, a great family and so much, I was in! Read More
Foued & sea snake

Triton Bay Cinematic

Triton Bay is far away and quite isolated. This makes it one of the few gems left in the underwater world and has become one of the favorite spots for many underwater photographers/videographers. Read More
Triton Bay

Goodbye Jos, Welcome Delphine

We are sorry to announce that Jos Pet has recently resigned from Seven Seas. We would like to thank Jos for his contributions, dedication and support over the years. Replacing Jos we would like to welcome aboard Delphine Chauchot. Read More
Delphine Chauchot

The Tunas of Banda

It's one of the most exhilarating moments in the career of the diving naturalist get up and close with a surface-feeding school of yellowfin tuna, even just watching the action from the tender. Read More
Handline fisher

A Surprise at Tayandu

Counting on Ricardo Ondina’s extensive experience exploring eastern Indonesia, his review “good to the west” about a seamount in the Tayandu Island group was enough reason to go and have a look. Read More
Fish life

On the Way to Lucipara

The Lucipara and Penyu islands are located 200 km south of Ambon in the middle of the Banda Sea. Famous for its resident seaturtles, the island group has been identified by the local government to become a marine protected area. Read More
Turtle, Lucipara Island

A Precious Gift

Our marine world is a precious gift. A gift from nature that sustains all life on this planet yet we treat it harshly. We pollute its waters and harvest its life without thought for the future or a care for the destruction we leave in our wake. Read More
Valerie & moray eel

The Groupers of Sermata

This report covers just two days out of a 25-day conservation trip with Seven Seas to Komodo, the Forgotten Islands, Banda, and Seram. The groupers and snappers of Sermata were special. Read More
Coral Trout (groupers) in a holding pen in Sermata

Counting Myself Lucky

How excited I was when during the EPIC trip with the Seven Seas Live aboard in the Forgotten Islands, I was able to witness something extraordinary. Read More
Schooling of Sailfin Snappers

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