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Category Archives: 2011
When I saw the advertisement for the Zoox internship I immediately thought it would be perfect for me and I couldn’t think about anything else. Marine science, conservation and travelling – everything that I love combined into one experience. We … Continue reading
So the past two weeks have flown by! It seems like only a few days ago that I arrived into Dumaguette airport, having flown overnight from Bali (with a few stop over’s along the way). Having not slept for over … Continue reading
Having arrived in the Philippines some seventeen days ago ahead of joining a ZEP to further my experience in marine conservation, it’s fitting that my first ever blog would be about something I am passionate about. It seems a long … Continue reading
So, generically, I’m not really sure about how you start a blog. It’s even a little nervy. But I guess arriving in Dumaguete is as good a place to start as any. Flying in was nice, I appreciate most airports … Continue reading
Hello former ZEP’ers, current ZEP’ers, future ZEP’ers, family, friends and anyone else reading this amazing blog! Yes, the 11thZEP has started and it couldn’t have been more intense, intimidating, wet and fun than it has already been. From getting stuck … Continue reading
It has been 3 months since I left the Philippines, and having since worked voluntarily for another marine conservation organization, I decided it was finally time to write my first blog entry! I enrolled in the ZEP in October 2011; … Continue reading
After the initial launch here on the 18th of November we started the assessments and training presentations of the individual dive centres. We received a huge amount of support from the dive shops and learnt a great deal about local pressures on … Continue reading
Mactan Island is a small island just off the coast of Cebu, and joined by two bridges to the second largest city in Philippines, Cebu City. This was to be the target of Green Fins attention for Phil and I … Continue reading
Four weeks into the current Zoox Experience Progamme and I’m finding it hard to summarise my thoughts as we have really done so much … a lot of chatting and learning, a huge amount of exploring and travelling and much … Continue reading