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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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An Interview with WiseOceans…Pascal Sebastian from IndoOcean Project

This week we chat to…Pascal Sebastian from Indo Ocean Project. Based in Nusa Penida in Indonesia, Pascal is passionate about diving and studying the marine environment. His advice is to do as much voluntary field work as possible and make some time to read relevant scientific publications and reports. Name: Pascal Sebastian Job Title: Lead Marine Biologist […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Kirsty Magson from New Heaven Reef Conservation Program

This week we chat to…Kirsty Magson from New Heaven Reef Conservation Program in Thailand. Kirsty encourages everyone to take action, as we can all make a difference even in just a small way. Name: Kirsty Magson Job Title: Marine Conservation Project Leader Organisation: New Heaven Reef Conservation Program What inspired you to pursue a career […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…April Burt from University of Oxford and Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF)

This week we chat to…April Burt, a PhD candidate at the University of Oxford in partnership with Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF). April believes passionately that success in marine conservation comes more from building strong teams, working collaboratively, being resilient and self-motivated, than having strong qualifications. Name: April Burt Job Title: PhD candidate (Marine conservation) Organisation: University of Oxford and […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Dr Lucy Woodall from University of Oxford and Nekton

This week we chat to…Dr Lucy Woodall, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and Principal Scientist at Nekton. For Lucy, collaboration is key to a successful career in marine conservation. She is passionate about working with people from around the world to achieve common goals. Name: Dr Lucy Woodall Job Title: Senior Research Fellow, […]

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