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The Research Team of the Gili Shark Conservation Project

Marine Research Center on Gili Air Wins The International SeaKeepers Society Award

Last weekend, The International Seakeepers Society – Asia hosted their annual Award Dinner in Singapore. A very special evening where over 220 people with a mix of nationalities made up of diplomatic corps members, leaders from commercial companies, scientists, and individuals came together in the name of conservation. Seakeepers’ branch in Asia has a unique […]

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Marine Education Milestones

We have just reached two milestones in marine education and outreach in Seychelles, the first being the successful closing of the second edition of the Blue Economy Youth Programme and the other is reaching 100 Marine Education lesson been delivered as part of WiseOceans School Marine Education Programme, so what better time for a blog! […]

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15 skills to help you stand out from the crowd

We’ve scoured our 100+ ‘Interview with WiseOceans’ to bring you the top 15 skills that our interviewees have needed in their marine conservation jobs (but didn’t necessarily know they would need when they started out). How many have you got? Can you tick them all off? You’ll often find yourself working in small teams/organisations or […]

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Flavio surfacing, FSRS, Seychelles Nov 2018 © LN WiseOceans

My New Island Life

The main reason behind leaving Mauritius was the desire to explore new waters and coming to Seychelles proved to be the best choice. I reached Mahé during the night and could not enjoy the beauty of Seychelles yet. I was first welcomed by the amazing Ben Taylor (Education and Outreach Manager of WiseOceans Seychelles) and eventually […]

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Blue Economy Youth Programme

Saratha Naiken is a participant on our Blue Economy Youth Programme – a one-week practical programme for school children from Seychelles, run by Ben Taylor, Education & Outreach Manager for WiseOceans Seychelles.  Within just a few days of the programme, I have already learned many interesting facts and figures on the importance of our Blue Economy. […]

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