A man references an image of a whale shark on a projected image in front of a room of people.

WildAid’s Marine Program Wins Earthshot Prize

On November 7, 2023, at The Earthshot Prize Awards ceremony in Singapore, WildAid’s Marine Program received the prestigious Earthshot Prize! Of the hundreds of applications received by the Earthshot Committee, they determined that—in the category of Revive Our Oceans—WildAid is most deserving of the honor.  This acknowledgment on…

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A pile of shark fins seized from an illegal fishing vessel.

Illegal Fishing Vessel Carrying Over 600 Shark Fins, Sailfish, Marlin, and More Seized in Panama

In late September, authorities in Panama apprehended a vessel engaged in illegal fishing within the Cordillera de Coiba Managed Resource Area (ARMCC). This effort was the culmination of months of preparation, collaboration, and commitment from various stakeholders, including Panama’s Naval Air Service (SENAN), Ministry of Environment (MiAMBIENTE),…

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