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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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An Interview with WiseOceans…Nico Fassbender from GVI (Seychelles)

This week we chat to…Nico Fassbender, Marine Science Officer with GVI, Seychelles. Having graduated fairly recently, Nico has some relevant and current advice for graduating marine conservationists. His own expedition experience helped him land his job with GVI and following his own advice of taking every opportunity that comes your way he has now landed […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Samantha Craven from The Reef-World Foundation

This week we chat to…Samantha Craven who has some excellent advice about getting the right skills for a meaningful marine conservation career – hint…it’s not all about qualifications and ‘saving the sea’! Name: Samantha Craven Job Title: Programmes Manager Organisation: The Reef-World Foundation / Green Fins What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? […]

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