BNT builds a mind-set of Conservation with BAMSI students

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) received a generous donation from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in the form of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation publication, ‘Atlas of Shallow Water Marine Habitats of Cay Sal Bank, …

Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award

Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award to the Khaled Bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. Oceanco Presents Fabien Cousteau Blue Award The World of Yachts November 11, 2015 Oceanco was pleased to sponsor the Fabien Cousteau Blue Award at the 25th …

WNAV News Interview with Capt. Phil Renaud

WNAV’s Donna Cole interviews Philip Renaud, Executive Director of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation. Interview with Capt. Phil Renaud WNAV News (on SoundCloud) Nov 13, 2015 By Donna Cole How did the organization pick Annapolis for their headquarters, …

Divers Remove Over 7,000 Deadly Starfish

ANNAPOLIS, MD – During October and November the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation removed more than seven thousand (7,396) coral-eating Crown of Thorns starfish (COTS) from vulnerable reefs in the Maldives. Foundation scientists worked with divers from local resorts …

Scientists say a plague of sea stars is devastating Pacific coral reefs

This article, featured in the Washington Post, puts national public focus on the increasing threat posed to coral reefs by crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS), as highlighted by the Foundation’s Starfish Collection and Removal (SCAR) Team work in the Maldives. Scientists say …

Fiji Field Report

Between, 2 June 2013 – 28 June 2013, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation conducted a research mission to the Lau Province of Fiji as part of the Global Reef Expedition. The research focused on coral reefs surrounding 11 …

Footage Reveals New Shark Feeding Behavior

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Scientists with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) dove into the shark-infested waters of French Polynesia to study how sharks hunt for prey in the wild–using a professional film crew. The cameramen were shooting footage …

High Seas Protection

Scientists convene in Paris Written by UNESCO World Heritage Centre Christmas Eve 1968 might seem like a strange date to mark as a pivotal point in our understanding of Earth. Yet it was on that date that William Anders of …

2014 Annual Report

2014 marked the fourth year of our historic Global Reef Expedition. On our journey around the world’s coral belt we have been rewarded with scientific discoveries and concerned by the pace and scale of the coral reef crisis. During the …