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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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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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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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An Interview with WiseOceans…Paris Stefanoudis from University of Oxford and Nekton

This week we chat to…Dr Paris Stefanoudis from University of Oxford and Nekton. Always fascinated with the natural world, Paris advises budding marine conservationists to enjoy the journey! Your career path can have many unexpected twists and turns but relish these rather than dwell on what could have been. It’s the journey not the destination that […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Angelique Pouponneau from SeyCCAT

This week we chat to…Angelique Pouponneau from the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust  (SeyCCAT). Angelique plays a key role in the financing and building of marine conservation actions in Seychelles. Originally a lawyer, Angelique reminds us even if your career is not directly linked to conservation we all have a role to play in conserving our […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Kelly Hoareau from University of Seychelles

This week we chat to…Kelly Hoareau from the James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute, at the University of Seychelles. Kelly specialises in ocean governance and leadership, and has a broad background in various sectors of the environment. A reminder from Kelly is that numbers are important! It’s great if you can get some skills with data management and […]

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