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An Interview with WiseOceans… Maren Toor from Velaa Private Island

An Interview with WiseOceans… Maren Toor from Velaa Private Island This week we are with Maren Toor, Coral Biologist at Velaa Private Island Maldives.  As someone still in the first steps of achieving their career goals Maren has some great advice to get experience in different parts of the world and doing different aspects of marine conservation to find out what […]

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ORCA – The State of European Cetaceans (2006–2015) Report

ORCA – The State of European Cetaceans (2006–2015) Report Today, ORCA launches its first ‘The State of European Cetaceans’ report, which is the culmination of 10 years’ worth of sightings and environmental data collected during the 376 ORCA surveys conducted between 2006-2015 using vessels of opportunity (namely ferries and cruise ships). This report, compiled by ORCA […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Fernando from Blue Resources Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Daniel Fernando from Blue Resources Trust There are so many different careers within marine conservation from surveying, data collection, consultancy, diving and much more. We’ve been lucky enough to chat to Daniel who’s work among other things has involved developing policy and legislation to further the conservation of elasmobranchs and includes representing the Government […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Tom Burd from Manta Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Tom Burd from Manta Trust A passion and skill for underwater photography and manta and mobula rays has enabled Tom to land a dream job in the Indian Ocean working with manta rays and “nothing beats being amongst groups of feeding mantas as they dance around you.” Tom suggests once you’ve found the creature which […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab

An Interview with WiseOceans… Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab We’re off to the Bahamas… We’ve been chatting to Patrick Burke from Bimini Sharklab this week.  His advice is to get out there, get involved and get your hands dirty! Name: Patrick Burke Job Title: Outreach Coordinator Organisation: Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation – SharkLab What inspired you to […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Karen Fuentes from Mexican Caribbean Manta Project

An Interview with WiseOceans… Karen Fuentes from Mexican Caribbean Manta Project This week we are with Karen Fuentes in Mexico.  Falling in love with magnificent manta rays has changed Karen’s life which is now dedicated to the conservation of these incredible giants of the oceans… Name: Karen Fuentes Job Title: Founder of Mexican Caribbean Manta Project […]

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