Tag Archives | Cetaceans

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Joëlle De Weerdt from ELI-Scientific

Joelle’s motto is “Science for a purpose” and she created her own NGO to bring that reality to life.  Combining science with education and enthusing those around her to make effective conservation efforts. Name: Joëlle De Weerdt Job Title: Marine Mammal Biologist Organisation: ELI-Scientific What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? I always […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Katrin Lohrengel from Sea Watch Foundation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Katrin Lohrengel from Sea Watch Foundation This week Katrin of Sea Watch Foundation tells us how Jacques Cousteau documentaries and travel sparked her interest in the oceans. What Katrin didn’t realise was just how hard it would be when starting out, if she had she would have started volunteering and gaining practical experience […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Krista Hupman from NIWA New Zealand 

An Interview with WiseOceans… Krista Hupman from NIWA New Zealand  This week we’ve had a lovely chat with Krista in New Zealand. Krista’s love and fascination with whales and dolphins combined with volunteering has lead to her getting her dream job. Have a read, this could be you too! Name: Krista Hupman Job Title: Cetacean Biologist Organisation: NIWA […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Cliff Benson from Sea Trust

An Interview with WiseOceans… Cliff Benson from Sea Trust This week we chat to Sea Trust Director Cliff Benson. Cliff has a wealth of experience and a passion for protecting the marine life of the Pembrokeshire Coast. Name: Cliff Benson Job Title: Director Organisation: Sea Trust CIC What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? It was […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Monica Pepe from Whale & Dolphin Conservation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Monica Pepe from Whale & Dolphin Conservation (WDC) This week we’re with Monica Pepe from Whale and Dolphin Conservation.  After graduation, she worked hard as an intern to get where she is today.  Her advice is to take advantage of the opportunities available to you and get involved! Name: Monica Pepe Job […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… James Stewart from Aquarium of the Pacific

An Interview with WiseOceans… James Stewart from Aquarium of the Pacific This week we’ve been discussing all things marine with James Stewart, Education Coordinator of Boat Programs at the Aquarium of the Pacific. James has always been passionate about marine life and conservation.  He strongly believes that education is the key to changing people’s attitudes about […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Andy Williams from MARINElife

An Interview with WiseOceans… Andy Williams from MARINElife This week we chat to Andy Williams, Trustee at MARINElife. Infectiously enthusiastic about the value of citizen science and getting answers to questions to help in conservation. Andy is a big believer that if you see something that needs doing, do it!  Oh and pay attention to Statistics! Name: Andy […]

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ORCA – The State of European Cetaceans (2006–2015) Report

ORCA – The State of European Cetaceans (2006–2015) Report Today, ORCA launches its first ‘The State of European Cetaceans’ report, which is the culmination of 10 years’ worth of sightings and environmental data collected during the 376 ORCA surveys conducted between 2006-2015 using vessels of opportunity (namely ferries and cruise ships). This report, compiled by ORCA […]

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