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An Interview with WiseOceans…Alberto Queiruga Maneiro from Tengah Island Conservation

This week we chat to…Alberto from Tengah Island Conservation. While he spends much of his time underwater and working directly with sea turtles Alberto also points out the importance of gaining skills and experience in statistics and GIS. It’s not the first time we’ve heard this advice! Name: Alberto Queiruga Maneiro Job Title: Project Manager […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Shir Bar from Love the Oceans

This week we chat to…Shir Bar from Love the Oceans. Alongside developing practical and academic skills, Shir points out that experience in data analysis and people management can be equally important in your marine conservation career. Name: Shir Bar Job Title: Marine Biologist Field Specialist & Venture Leader Organisation: Love the Oceans What inspired you […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Hannah Moloney from Manta Trust

This week we chat to…Hannah from Manta Trust. Upskilling and being adaptable are among Hannah’s top tips for landing your dream job in marine conservation – really sound advice that is echoed by so many of our interviewees.  Name: Hannah Moloney Job Title: Project Manager, Ari Atoll, Maldives Organisation: Manta Trust (Maldivian Manta Ray Project) […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Manuel Marinelli from Project Manaia

This week we chat to…Manuel Marinelli, Founder and Director of Project Manaia. Manuel couldn’t find his dream job so set about creating it himself. He also talks about the power of persistence…never give up! Name: Mag. Manuel Marinelli MSc Job Title:Director/Founder/Skipper/Marine Biologist Organisation: Project Manaia What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Jessica Haines from Manta Trust

This week we chat to…Jessica Haines, MMRP Project Manager for the Manta Trust. Aside from developing relevant academic qualifications and practical experience, Jessica points out the importance of gaining Divemaster/Instructor diving qualifications. Both directly and indirectly, these have been crucial for her in landing jobs and opportunities. Name: Jessica Haines Job Title: MMRP Project Manager […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Sarah Tubbs from Marine Conservation Cambodia

This week we chat to…Sarah Tubbs from Marine Conservation Cambodia. While at university Sarah knew that gaining practical experience through volunteering and internships was important but she didn’t realise quite how important until getting out into the real world. In fact, demonstrating this in practice, it was via an internship that she landed her current […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Sam Wilson from Marine Conservation Philippines

This week we chat to…Sam Wilson, Science Officer with Marine Conservation Philippines. Sam realised that just applying for jobs via email wasn’t working for him. Getting out into the field and making those personal connections is what made it happen. He has heaps of practical advice for anyone wanting to do marine conservation fieldwork including […]

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