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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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An Interview with WiseOceans… Tristan Brown from Coral Cay Conservation

An Interview with WiseOceans… Tristan Brown from Coral Cay Conservation This week we’ve been chatting with Tristan Brown of Coral Cay Conservation.  Tristan has always known that marine conservation was the career path for him but read on for his advice on working hard, expanding your skill set and paying attention in class… Name: Tristan Brown […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Iru Zareer from MWSRP

An Interview with WiseOceans… Iru Zareer from MWSRP Our friends at MWSRP have so much great advice to give and who can blame them for wanting to share their amazing experiences?  We certainly want to hear all about them! Name: Irthisham (Iru) Zareer Job Title: In Field Coordinator Organisation: Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme (MWSRP) What inspired you to […]

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An interview with WiseOceans… Alan Kavanagh from Zoox

An interview with WiseOceans… Alan Kavanagh from Zoox Here it is! The second instalment in our ‘Interviews with WiseOceans’ feature.  Have your notepad at the ready, you’ll need to jot down these great tips for planning your next career move! Name: Alan Kavanagh Job Title: Programmes Officer Organisation: Zoox What inspired you to pursue a career in marine […]

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A different office for a month: Annie joins the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition

Do you know how it feels to join a marine conservation expedition here in Seychelles for a month? Maybe not! Let me share my experience with you. Recently I joined the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition (based at Baie Ternay, NW Mahé, Seychelles) on a scholarship for a month. GVI have been surveying marine life in the […]

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The Frozen White Continent – a place apart

– by Rowana Walton Inspirational. Inconceivable. Life-changing. Unimaginable. This is Antarctica. A wild, untouched, remote, inhospitable and vast land that many can only dream of visiting.  I was one of those lucky few that had the opportunity last year of visiting this amazing place.  Joining my father, who was working as part of the expedition […]

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