SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 15, August 2016 - Page 103

The Marine Photobank is a leading visual resource that has galvanized people from all over the planet to collect, share and download marine photos, images and graphics that shed light on how humans have affected life in the ocean. The Marine Photobank was founded in response to a lack of readily available, high quality underwater and above water ocean conservation images. These images are available at no cost for non-commercial purposes as well as for media use.

Opposite page: Coral reef fisheries are a vital food resource for coastal communities in the Philippines. Local communities on Siquijor island have established no-take marine protected areas to ensure the sustainability of coastal resources for future generations. Rebecca Weeks/Marine Photobank.

Below: Young Male Walrus on Ice, Norway. Thomas Hallermann/Marine Photobank.