Tag Archives: Training

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 Monitoring: Basing conservation on reliable science

“if [the science] is difficult to understand or contains errors/loopholes eventually someone will be unable to replicate your success or will find that error and everything the conservation is based on will crumble.” 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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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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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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Settling in, Sandy beaches & Sudden down pours!

After a fantastic 2 weeks of training and modules at the Marine Conservation Philippines base in Zambonguita we were all excited to be heading to civilisation and to move onto the next stage of our programme, but sad to leave … Continue reading

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That was a fast two weeks!

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

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Off to a Booming Start!

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

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