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The Frozen White Continent – a place apart

– by Rowana Walton Inspirational. Inconceivable. Life-changing. Unimaginable. This is Antarctica. A wild, untouched, remote, inhospitable and vast land that many can only dream of visiting.  I was one of those lucky few that had the opportunity last year of visiting this amazing place.  Joining my father, who was working as part of the expedition […]

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Re-setting the (MPA) boundaries

  On the 7th of January, Coral Cay Conservation was contacted to help set up marker buoys at the Tabugon Marine Protected Area (MPA) and Sanctuary in the Philippines. This was a great way to start the year and our Project Scientist Marie Seraphim, and Research scientist Joshua Milne were excited to join the Municipal Agricultural […]

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Diving for Data

Diving for Data Emily Cunningham, Living Seas Officer, The Wildlife Trusts   Imagine you’re on your safety stop after an incredible dive. Sunlight glints off a shoal of silvery fish as they throng above a reef, rich with life and colour, seemingly centimetres beneath your fins. Out of the corner of your eye, another glint […]

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An Evening In The Marine Reserve

An Evening In The Marine By the Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) Last week we dived into the Galapagos Marine Reserve with many of our supporters at Galapagos Day 2015. Galapagos Day is our annual supporters’ event held at the Royal Geographical Society in London. This year the theme for the event was marine conservation… Hidden […]

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Vaquita

The Wild Lens team are sharing their next adventure down to the Sea of Cortez to document the survival effort of the vaquita.  There will be an array of  happenings including a 2 month survey by NOAA and the Mexican government. 60 Minutes will also being doing a story on the vaquita with correspondent Anderson Cooper while […]

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Challenging Perceptions: UK Seas are awesome too!

– by Emily Cunningham, Living Seas Officer, The Wildlife Trusts Cold. Dirty. Murky. Barren. Poor public perceptions of our underwater environment are one of the biggest barriers we face in UK marine conservation – and one that The Wildlife Trusts have been working tirelessly to change over the past 30 years. The Wildlife Trusts have a […]

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Maldives has that festival feeling!

For one day a year the Maldives Whale Shark Festival will bring communities from South Ari atoll and all over the Maldives together to celebrate the significance of the whale shark and its habitat. In doing so it aims to create a positive platform from which to raise awareness of important conservation issues facing the […]

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