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An Interview with WiseOceans… Kylie Merritt from One&Only

  Studying hard and spending her spare time networking and volunteering gave Kylie the opportunity to land her dream job as a Resident Marine Biologist.  She believes that education and positive experiences are the key to making people appreciate the marine environment and spends her time making sure this happens.  Her advice to budding marine […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Nicki Wheeler from LAST

An Interview with WiseOceans… Nicki Wheeler from LAST This week we’re in Costa Rica with Nicki Wheeler, International Coordinator for LAST.  Nicki aims to motivate students and volunteers into action and inspire them to become the next generation of turtle protectors.  She warns that the road is sometimes bumpy but the rewards are great! Name: […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Kathryn Correia from CCMI

This week we are with Katie Correia, Science Programme Coordinator & Diving Safety Officer for CCMI.  She says that luck paired with a positive attitude and a good work ethic opens a lot of doors.  Read on to find out which doors opened for her. Name: Katie Correia Job Title: Science Programme Coordinator & Diving […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Jess Kalisiak from Atoll Volunteers

An Interview with WiseOceans… Jess Kalisiak from Atoll Volunteers This week we’re with Jess Kalisiak, Coordinator at Atoll Volunteers. Her advice is to persevere, get as much experience as you can and embrace statistics! Oh and don’t forget the importance of networking… Name: Jess Kalisiak Job Title: Coordinator Organisation: Atoll Volunteers What inspired you to pursue a […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Ponce-Taylor from Global Vision International (GVI)

An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Ponce-Taylor from Global Vision International (GVI) This week we hear from Daniel Ponce-Taylor, Director of Programmes for GVI. Daniel knew early on that in this industry you need hands on, on the ground experience, as well as being flexible, adaptable and resourceful.  He spent time considering not only what interested […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Melissa Luna from Playa Viva

An Interview with WiseOceans… Melissa Luna from Playa Viva This week we chat to Melissa whose love of marine life and travel led her to realise that it was the human dimension of conservation that fascinated her.  Melissa gives us plenty of great advice including how important getting involved is. Melissa certainly reckons that spending a great […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Katrin Lohrengel from Sea Watch Foundation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Katrin Lohrengel from Sea Watch Foundation This week Katrin of Sea Watch Foundation tells us how Jacques Cousteau documentaries and travel sparked her interest in the oceans. What Katrin didn’t realise was just how hard it would be when starting out, if she had she would have started volunteering and gaining practical experience […]

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