Author Archive | Abbie Hine

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Marine Research Expeditions

As many of you will have discovered already, getting a career in marine conservation can be difficult without the right education or experience.  At WiseOceans, we believe that an excellent way to gain experience is to volunteer on a marine conservation and research expedition.  Expeditions can have a huge impact on people’s lives, whatever stage […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism

  World’s First-Ever Best-Practice Guide for Tourism Operators Released by The Manta Trust, Project AWARE Foundation, and WWF International London, UK. – This World Wildlife Day, March 3, The Manta Trust, Project AWARE®, and WWF are pleased to release Responsible Shark and Ray Tourism: A Guide to Best Practice, the world’s first-ever guidelines for shark […]

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Marvellous Manta Madness

WiseOceans has wonderful collaborations with both The Manta Trust and Island School Seychelles – both of which are supported by Save our Seas Foundation. Back in November the Island School Seychelles and The Manta Trust came together for Marvellous Manta Madness at the Seychelles Natural History Museum as part of the Island School’s monthly Saturday morning marine awareness […]

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The Maldives Whale Shark Festival

The Maldives Whale Shark Festival is a collaboration between marine biologists, conservationists, artists, schools and island communities. • Celebrating the marine diversity of South Ari atoll and its Marine Protected Area. (S.A.M.P.A.) • Promoting environmental awareness and conservation • Bringing communities together through creative workshops • Supporting and showcasing Maldivian culture through storytelling and craftsmanship […]

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Twelve Days of Fishmas!

For Christmas this year our WiseOceans Marine Educators put together an alternative 12 days of Christmas – a 12 days of fishmas if you will.  Of course we couldn’t’ resist throwing in some great festive fishy facts too – you can learn whilst you sing! On the first day of Christmas WiseOceans gave to me, […]

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Vets help save paradise islands’ wildlife

Vets help save paradise islands’ wildlife Video: Pictures for downloading: The Big Give Christmas Challenge project site (to donate through): Fund-raising this week through The Big Give Christmas Challenge will help save some of the Indian Ocean islands’ rarest creatures from the threat of extinction. A British veterinary charity Wildlife Vets International […]

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Proudly wearing a recycled headdress at Dhidhoo- Maldives Whale Shark Festival 2014

2nd annual Maldives Whale Shark Festival

Press release for Maldives Whale Shark Festival 2014 November 30th 2014 Whale Sharks on land in South Ari Atoll The second annual Maldives Whale Shark Festival Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP) and IUCN Maldives is collaborating with Maldivian artists to celebrate the whale shark in the Maldives second annual Whale Shark Festival. Hosted in Dhangethi, […]

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