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Putting your best Marine Conservation fin forward: Advice for attending a conference

Heading to your first scientific or conservation conference or symposium can be both intimidating and exciting. Networking with your peers and with those in higher positions than you, proving your worth and absorbing heaps of information isn’t easy but it … Continue reading

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Marine Conservation Professionals: What does your social media presence say about you?

Your social media presence can give you an edge over other applicants for your dream job, but only if you do it right. Check out these tips from Sam, our Senior Programmes Officer. Continue reading

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Five reasons why we love the Philippines

As many of you know, we run the majority of our courses on a few of the 7,107 (at high tide) islands of the Philippines. SE Asia is home to many beautiful countries and diverse cultures, but this archipelago holds a … 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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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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