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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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Guest Blog: Life as an intern at Sea Synergy

Are you wanting to get more experience in marine education but don’t know where to start? This guest blog from Sea Synergy is an excellent insight into life on an internship programme and the many excellent opportunities and activities you can get to participate in. Check out Sea Synergy’s job opportunities here and their internship […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Brittany Dolan from Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge

This week we chat to…Brittany Dolan from the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR). Working as a Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator, Brittany works in a fast paced and critical field. Her advice? Work hard but don’t be afraid to ask for advice or help, people want you to succeed!  Name: Brittany Dolan Job Title: Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Paris Stefanoudis from University of Oxford and Nekton

This week we chat to…Dr Paris Stefanoudis from University of Oxford and Nekton. Always fascinated with the natural world, Paris advises budding marine conservationists to enjoy the journey! Your career path can have many unexpected twists and turns but relish these rather than dwell on what could have been. It’s the journey not the destination that […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Angelique Pouponneau from SeyCCAT

This week we chat to…Angelique Pouponneau from the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust  (SeyCCAT). Angelique plays a key role in the financing and building of marine conservation actions in Seychelles. Originally a lawyer, Angelique reminds us even if your career is not directly linked to conservation we all have a role to play in conserving our […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Kelly Hoareau from University of Seychelles

This week we chat to…Kelly Hoareau from the James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute, at the University of Seychelles. Kelly specialises in ocean governance and leadership, and has a broad background in various sectors of the environment. A reminder from Kelly is that numbers are important! It’s great if you can get some skills with data management and […]

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