Tag Archives | Marine Conservation

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WiseOceans at Whalefest

WiseOceans at Whalefest by Alex Scott 15000 people streamed through the doors of this year’s Whalefest in Brighton, and I was lucky enough to be there working with WiseOceans ready to greet them. The discovery arena We were fortunate enough to have our stand positioned with a sneaky view of the main stage. We got […]

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Second Anniversary

The 15th January 2014 marked the second anniversary of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, WiseOceans, and the Seychelles Ministry of Energy and the Environment. This collaboration has meant we have been monitoring, checking and assessing coral health and growth in Petite Anse where we have Marine Educators based.  All the information […]

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Shifting Sands

Beaches are created by tides and currents which bring in sediment and debris; however the tides and currents can also destroy beaches by taking the sediment away.  This movement of sand is natural and varies throughout the year with differing seasons and weather. But one of the most significant threats to beaches is coastal erosion. […]

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Vacation time!

After being in the Seychelles for over six months it was time for a holiday. But where to go when you’re already in paradise? With everything the Seychelles has to offer – beautiful white sandy beaches, lush green mountains and crystal clear waters, one would probably desire to visit a big city full of shops, […]

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Proudly wearing a recycled headdress at Dhidhoo- Maldives Whale Shark Festival 2014

2nd annual Maldives Whale Shark Festival

Press release for Maldives Whale Shark Festival 2014 November 30th 2014 Whale Sharks on land in South Ari Atoll The second annual Maldives Whale Shark Festival Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP) and IUCN Maldives is collaborating with Maldivian artists to celebrate the whale shark in the Maldives second annual Whale Shark Festival. Hosted in Dhangethi, […]

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Can you tell a cornetfish from a trumpetfish? By Jo Eames

With approximately 25% of all marine life supported by coral reefs, there are a whole lot of creatures to see when you’re part of the WiseOceans team based at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles! The commonly sighted species are easy to remember, but during research surveys underwater your identification skills and knowledge can be tested. Since […]

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