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And the course comes to an end

And the course comes to an end

The first EDGE Coral Reefs training course has been completed, and I gained a lot of information and new knowledge from it. The course participants were from the coral triangle region and the teachers were experts in the field. Dr. Bert Hoeksema, for example, taught us how to identify coral reef development and name new discoveries, as well as the symbiotic role of corals and how they function as a micro […]

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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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The First Three Days of My Life as an EDGE Trainee

The First Three Days of My Life as an EDGE Trainee

The EDGE Corals Training Course began last week at Operation Wallacea’s field site in Hoga, Indonesia. The course is lead by Catherine Head  EDGE Coral Reefs Co-ordinator, Dave Smith from Essex University Coral Reef Unit, and Bert Hoeksema  from Naturalis Center of Biodiversity, Netherlands. To find out more about the course visit EDGE Coral Reefs Training Course. I made it! Three […]

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