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An Interview with WiseOceans…Team members from Island Conservation Society

An Interview with WiseOceans… Team members from Island Conservation Society  This week we chat with some staff members and volunteers at Island Conservation Society. Their advice is to work hard and gain practical skills like boat maintenance alongside many other skills.  Names: Jean Claude Camille (Conservation Ranger), Matthew Morgan (Conservation Officer) and Sebastian Contorot (Island Conservation […]

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An Interview with WiseOceans… Juliet Gressle from Fregate Island Private

This week we’re with Juliet Gressle, Conservation volunteer at Fregate Island Private in Seychelles. Her advice is to take every opportunity that comes your way! Name: Juliet Gressle Job Title: Conservation Volunteer Organisation: Fregate Island Private, Seychelles What inspired you to pursue a career in marine conservation? After swimming with dolphins when I was 12 years old, […]

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FAQ: CITES COP17 Johannesburg, South Africa

What is CITES? CITES stands for Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. It is an international agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.  It is the only international and legally-binding treaty to control the […]

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