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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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An Interview with WiseOceans…Owain Masters from HIWWT

An Interview with WiseOceans… Owain Masters from Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT) This week we chat to Owain, who knew it was a career in marine conservation and went out there and made it happen.  Gaining valuable experience, volunteering and working out what aspects he wanted to work in, Owain was well prepared […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Tom Birbeck from ARC Marine

An Interview with WiseOceans… Tom Birbeck from ARC Marine This week we chat to Tom, one of the Founders of ARC Marine, read more about the work of ARC Marine and what drove Tom to set it up. Name: Tom Birbeck Job Title: Co-Founder Organisation: ARC Marine What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? Both […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Krista Hupman from NIWA New Zealand 

An Interview with WiseOceans… Krista Hupman from NIWA New Zealand  This week we’ve had a lovely chat with Krista in New Zealand. Krista’s love and fascination with whales and dolphins combined with volunteering has lead to her getting her dream job. Have a read, this could be you too! Name: Krista Hupman Job Title: Cetacean Biologist Organisation: NIWA […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Cliff Benson from Sea Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Cliff Benson from Sea Trust This week we chat to Sea Trust Director Cliff Benson. Cliff has a wealth of experience and a passion for protecting the marine life of the Pembrokeshire Coast. Name: Cliff Benson Job Title: Director Organisation: Sea Trust CIC What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? It was […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Chantel Elston, PhD student

An Interview with WiseOceans… Chantel Elston, PhD student This week we’re chatting with PhD student and Save our Seas Foundation Project Leader Chantel Elston. Chantel is busy researching stingrays a creature so little is known about and Chantel certainly never thought she’d have to learn to flush out the stomachs of stingrays! Along the way Chantel has learnt […]

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