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Category Archives: 2013
So with the ZEP all finished, the inevitable question – what next? For me the answer was to stay and dive deeper into Reef-World activities. I am really excited to be joining the team. A year ago I left the … Continue reading
The Philippines is part of what is known in the world of environmental approaches/initiatives as the Coral Triangle, an isosceles triangle containing 500 species of reef building coral, 6.5 million kilometer squares, the largest fish, the smallest sea horse, the … Continue reading
So here I am back in Aninuan, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, where I started 54 days ago. I have been back here for a week, sadly leaving the brilliant Green Fins crew back in Moalboal. I have thoroughly enjoyed working … Continue reading
Just one more day left until we’re done with our ZEP. It has been a pretty challenging experience, which I have happily accepted. I have learnt so much during my time here, whether it was working with dive shop owners … Continue reading
I can’t believe it’s 2 days to the end of ZEP. It’s impossible. It felt like it was just yesterday that my whole face was brushing through Seagrass. Right now I’m in Dumaguete for my visa extension (Bcos of Zoox, … Continue reading
That was, at some point along the ZEP, what I was known as. And rightfully so, as my three personal projects which culminated into one big project, centred around trash, and reducing the creation of it. Minimalising waste is the … Continue reading
Doing conservation work in Moalboal has been a dream; there are so many dedicated and inspiring people that have supported me at every step, from local government officials to dive centre managers and teachers. Alongside my Green Fins Assessor role, … Continue reading
From a non-scientist perspective it might be such a weird concept to understand how a 0.5m x 0.5m quadrat can represent a larger picture of an 8-acre marine sanctuary. An interesting point was made about how a photograph of the … Continue reading
We scuba divers must seem like a weird bunch to our land-loving friends and family. We spend days travelling around the world to our chosen destinations, ridiculous amounts of money on fares, fees and equipment just for minutes underwater with … Continue reading