Tag Archives | Marine Awareness


An Interview with WiseOceans…Cindy Tilney from Shark and Marine Research Institute

This week we chat to…Cindy Tilney, Director of the Shark & Marine Research Institute in South Africa. Cindy has had an alternative route into marine conservation, initially pursuing a career in journalism, but she has now found her true calling contributing to valuable conservation work with sharks. Cindy’s advice? Don’t try to build Rome in […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Kirsten Hintner from SeaWatch Foundation

This week we chat to…Kirsten Hintner from Sea Watch Foundation. Kirsten was destined to work with the ocean and wildlife and always dreamt of dolphins and whales. Kirsten has combined her skills and knowledge of film-making with her passion for marine life to forge her career in marine conservation.  Name: Kirsten Hintner Job Title: Creative Director of […]

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Asiem and the volunteer group | Photo: Ryan Lewis

Guest blog: New Monitoring System to Predict and Track Coral Bleaching Events

Our friends at Allen Coral Atlas have contributed a fascinating guest blog this week announcing that scientists using the Allen Coral Atlas have the ability to see predictions of marine heating areas, and simultaneously assess the location, extent and severity of coral bleaching events. An amazing step forward in our ability to monitor threats to our […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Shannon Cameron from Operation Wallacea

This week we chat to…Shannon Cameron from Operation Wallacea. From the first moment Shannon saw a coral reef underwater she knew that she wanted to be a marine biologist. Now Shannon loves inspiring a passion for the marine environment in their volunteers and creating the next generation of marine scientists!  Name: Shannon Cameron Job Title: Marine Research […]

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Asiem and the volunteer group | Photo: Ryan Lewis

Guest Blog: The environment is healing – can we sustain that when travel ramps up?

This week’s guest blog comes from our friends at ZuBlu. Specialising in underwater adventure travel, ZuBlu exists so you can search, discover and book without the fuss. With over 500 eco-friendly resorts, liveaboards and dive centres to choose from, ZuBlu brings you the very best sustainable ocean adventures in Asia and beyond. Who better then to […]

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Guest Blog: Life as an intern at Sea Synergy

Are you wanting to get more experience in marine education but don’t know where to start? This guest blog from Sea Synergy is an excellent insight into life on an internship programme and the many excellent opportunities and activities you can get to participate in. Check out Sea Synergy’s job opportunities here and their internship […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Brittany Dolan from Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge

This week we chat to…Brittany Dolan from the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge (ECWR). Working as a Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator, Brittany works in a fast paced and critical field. Her advice? Work hard but don’t be afraid to ask for advice or help, people want you to succeed!  Name: Brittany Dolan Job Title: Marine Mammal Stranding Coordinator […]

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