News & Notes

No End in Sight to Indonesia's Stoppage of Coral Exports

Despite many statements and rumors that problems had been resolved and corals exports should have already resumed, Indonesia’s coral exports remain effectively shuttered.

20 Dec 5:26 PM 0 Read More...

Nat Geo Summary of Operation Rock Bottom

Nat Geo details the findings an ongoing 8-year extensive investigation by US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) which plumbs the depths of the US-based marine aquarium livestock trade…

20 Dec 3:18 PM 0 Read More...

MASNA donates $2,500 to A.D.E. Project

With MASNA’s earnings from raffle contributions at MACNA 2018 for the grand prize Fiji Trip drawing, MASNA is donating $2,500 to the A.D.E. Project.

22 Oct 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

2018 MASNA Pioneer Award for Industry: Walt Smith

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) introduced The MASNA Pioneer Award for Industry and awarded it Walt Smith of Walt Smith International at MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas.

15 Oct 12:10 PM 1 Read More...

2018 MASNA Pioneer Award for Science: Dr. John E. Randall

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) introduced The MASNA Pioneer Award for Science and awarded it Dr. John “Jack” E. Randall at MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas.

05 Oct 3:08 PM 0 Read More...