Category Archives: 2015

Moving on…

It’s hard to believe it has been seven months already since I left Puerto Galera at the end of my Zoox Experience Programme – with lovely memories and a renewed sense of direction. The nine weeks working and living the … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Beijing

As I sit here in Beijing Airport waiting for my final flight to take me to rainy Heathrow, my head can’t decide whether I’m coming or going. My body, especially my knees, is just happy to be out of the … Continue reading

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Final Week in Panglao… Where did the time go!!!

So I start my blog for the last time looking back at how far I have come in just over eight weeks, having been introduced to the ZEP and the Green fins initiative back at our original base of Marine … Continue reading

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Assessing Assessing Assessing!

When first arriving to Moalboal the Green Fins work seemed a bit slow with only one or two assessments in the first and second week. The first assessment and training completed was during the crazy days of intense rain and … Continue reading

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Panglao – Week 5

Starting our fifth week in Panglao and it is hard to believe that we are now under three weeks away of our programme finishing!  We are still extremely busy working with dive centres and putting dates in the diary for … Continue reading

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The Green Army moves to Panglao

We had a fantastic 2 weeks of training in Zamboanguita but now it’s placement time! Our small team of Green Fins assessors have now re-located to Panglao, Bohol. We are now living in two lovely flats with our own bedrooms(!) … Continue reading

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“Experience”

I came here with the hope that this program would help me find a way. I have interests and I have passions but my issue is that I want to do all of them, there really is no one specific … Continue reading

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This Is Panagsama

So we’ve been on placement for a few weeks now, and have about a month left here until it’s all over! Time is still flying by, although the last blog post that I made does seem like an age ago. … Continue reading

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Community spirit!

It’s week 4 of our placement already, and things are now in full swing here in Panagsama! We’re all signed off as official Green fins assessors and ready to begin working with the dive centres more independently. We’ve all started … Continue reading

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Here it begins

We leave Marine Conservation Philippines, well, kind of, they actually drove us all the way to the bus stop. But it was a sad good bye, the people there are some of the most varied yet talented, not to mention … Continue reading

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