Author Archive | Charlotte Orba

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Back to school

For many, September means back to school. How can you reduce waste as well as your carbon footprint at this time? We have some suggestions for you to try. Let us know your favourite tips and hacks for learning with less waste in the comments. Lunchtime You can find some great ideas for plastic alternatives […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Charlotte Orba from WiseOceans

An Interview with WiseOceans… Charlotte Orba from WiseOceans This week we chat with Charlotte, WiseOceans’ Education and Communications Manager. She took the plunge and changed career mid-life and hasn’t looked back since. If you are looking to make the same change, her advice is to value the skills and experience you have – they might […]

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Mexico Magic

I had a plan for this year and so far, it’s working out brilliantly! It’s a ‘significant’ birthday year for me and I wanted to be underwater on the day itself plus tick off a few marine-based bucket list items. My role in WiseOceans no longer requires me to be in the water on a […]

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FAQ: CITES COP17 Johannesburg, South Africa

What is CITES? CITES stands for Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. It is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.  It is the only international and legally-binding treaty to control the […]

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