Tag Archives | Marine Conservation


An Interview with WiseOceans…Samantha de Putron from Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

This week we chat to…Dr Samantha de Putron from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. Living the marine biologist’s dream in Bermuda, Samantha cautions that it is ok to fail sometimes. Marine biology and conservation are tough fields to work in and lack of funding can make it competitive. Perseverance is key!  Name: Dr Samantha de […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Sibéal Regan from Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

This week we chat to…Sibéal Regan, the Education and Outreach Officer at the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group in Ireland. Sibéal has been passionate about conservation all her life and now loves sharing that passion with others and helping them learn about whales and dolphins. Her advice is to be open minded, determined, and resilient […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans…Cassia Patel from Oceanic Global

This week we chat to…Cassia Patel, Program Director at Oceanic Global. Cassia’s advice is to take some risks and don’t be afraid to stray from your predicted plan, all roads can still lead you back to the ocean! Name: Cassia Patel Job Title: Program Director Organisation: Oceanic Global What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? […]

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Guest Blog: Why Reducing Plastic Use Should Be Your 2021 Resolution

Guest Blog: Shannon Bergstrom brings you inspiration and advice to help you reduce your single-use plastic consumption – vital in helping our oceans. Every year we produce over 381 million tons of plastic waste. Plastic waste pollutes the environment, endangers wildlife and contributes to global warming. Despite increased calls to reduce our reliance on plastic, […]

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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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