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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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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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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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News: The Ocean Crisis and Coral Reef Extinction

News: The Ocean Crisis and Coral Reef Extinction

Warnings about the environmental problems in the oceans have been circulating for a number of years.  A new report, however, has brought to light that the catastrophic changes that were predicted are happening much quicker than what we thought; making the need for action a more immediate one. The report was born of a workshop […]

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