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The totally awesome EDGE corals course!

The totally awesome EDGE corals course!

Having just being hired to work as a marine conservationist, the EDGE coral reef training course is the most suitable course to equip myself with all the skills that are required as a marine conservationist. I used to think that to be a marine conservationist, all you need to have is a great deal of […]

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Conservation at the Centre of Marine Biodiversity

Conservation at the Centre of Marine Biodiversity

Diving and learning marine biodiversity and conservation from the experts, in the centre of marine biodiversity is priceless.  And I am grateful to get that chance from the EDGE Coral Reef Training Course.  The training is being held in Hoga Island, Wakatobi, Indonesia.  Wakatobi  is one of Indonesia’s  marine parks  in the Coral Triangle, while Hoga island […]

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Species of the Week: The Purple Frog

Species of the Week: The Purple Frog

This frog in not only extraordinary in its appearance but also in the way it lives.  Unlike most frogs the purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) spends most of its time underground burrowing for termites. The only time it comes out of the ground is to breed during the monsoon season. The species has evolved for this […]

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My Coral Conservation Reality Check

My Coral Conservation Reality Check

If I was to summarise the last few days of the EDGE training program, I would say it has been a huge eye opener. Having done a degree and masters in marine science I thought I knew what needed to be known about conserving coral reefs. I felt on top of the world and all […]

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Moving corals and so much more to be thankful for

Moving corals and so much more to be thankful for

The EDGE Corals Training Course continues and we were thrilled to receive such a warm blog from one of our trainees. To find out more about the course visit EDGE Coral Reefs Training Course. Do you know that mushroom corals can actually move? Believe it or not, they do. Well, this is just one of loads of […]

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