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Guest Blog: Why Reducing Plastic Use Should Be Your 2021 Resolution

Guest Blog: Shannon Bergstrom brings you inspiration and advice to help you reduce your single-use plastic consumption – vital in helping our oceans. Every year we produce over 381 million tons of plastic waste. Plastic waste pollutes the environment, endangers wildlife and contributes to global warming. Despite increased calls to reduce our reliance on plastic, […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Cindy Tilney from Shark and Marine Research Institute

This week we chat to…Cindy Tilney, Director of the Shark & Marine Research Institute in South Africa. Cindy has had an alternative route into marine conservation, initially pursuing a career in journalism, but she has now found her true calling contributing to valuable conservation work with sharks. Cindy’s advice? Don’t try to build Rome in […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Kirsten Hintner from SeaWatch Foundation

This week we chat to…Kirsten Hintner from Sea Watch Foundation. Kirsten was destined to work with the ocean and wildlife and always dreamt of dolphins and whales. Kirsten has combined her skills and knowledge of film-making with her passion for marine life to forge her career in marine conservation.  Name: Kirsten Hintner Job Title: Creative Director of […]

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Guest blog: New Monitoring System to Predict and Track Coral Bleaching Events

Our friends at Allen Coral Atlas have contributed a fascinating guest blog this week announcing that scientists using the Allen Coral Atlas have the ability to see predictions of marine heating areas, and simultaneously assess the location, extent and severity of coral bleaching events. An amazing step forward in our ability to monitor threats to our […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Shannon Cameron from Operation Wallacea

This week we chat to…Shannon Cameron from Operation Wallacea. From the first moment Shannon saw a coral reef underwater she knew that she wanted to be a marine biologist. Now Shannon loves inspiring a passion for the marine environment in their volunteers and creating the next generation of marine scientists!  Name: Shannon Cameron Job Title: Marine Research […]

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Guest Blog: The environment is healing – can we sustain that when travel ramps up?

This week’s guest blog comes from our friends at ZuBlu. Specialising in underwater adventure travel, ZuBlu exists so you can search, discover and book without the fuss. With over 500 eco-friendly resorts, liveaboards and dive centres to choose from, ZuBlu brings you the very best sustainable ocean adventures in Asia and beyond. Who better then to […]

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