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Marine Research Expeditions

As many of you will have discovered already, getting a career in marine conservation can be difficult without the right education or experience.  At WiseOceans, we believe that an excellent way to gain experience is to volunteer on a marine conservation and research expedition.  Expeditions can have a huge impact on people’s lives, whatever stage […]

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World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day.The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns.

World Habitat Day was established in 1985 by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 40/202, and was first celebrated in 1986.

Each year, World Habitat Day takes on a new theme chosen by the United Nations based on current issues relevant to the Habitat Agenda. The themes are selected to bring attention to UN-Habitat’s mandate to promote sustainable development policies that ensure adequate shelter for all.

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Working Together for a Sustainable Future in Seychelles

Working Together for a Sustainable Future in Seychelles We had the opportunity to present at the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Conference in Seychelles on 30th-31st August 2016. The conference aimed at bringing stakeholders from various backgrounds together to discuss the way forward for ESD. This conference, coordinated by the Environmental Education Association of Seychelles […]

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IMCC: International Marine Conservation Congress

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SYMPOSIA, WORKSHOPS, AND FOCUS GROUPS

The 4th International Marine Conservation Congress (#IMCC4), Making Marine Science Matter, will be held from 31 July-3 August 2016 at the Delta Conference Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (YYT). It’s time to start writing your proposal!

The Call for Proposals will be open 30 September – 16 November 2015. Instructions for submitting via the online system will be posted once the call officially opens. More Info HERE!

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Shoresearch

Shoresearch – By Olle Åkesson – Living Seas Officer, Sussex Wildlife Trust Rockpools are the perfect introduction to marine biology. In a few square meters you have, literally, a bird’s eye view of an entire ecosystem. With just a net and a magnifying glass you can find everything from the tiniest plankton to fish and […]

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