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Sylvia Earle

Yesterday was National Women's Equality Day, so in light of that, I thought I would share with you the woman that continues to inspire me every day. Sylvia Earle Image from Restorative Leadership: Dr Sylvia Earle - Protecting the Real World Bank Early in the year 2015 when I was just a first year Marine… Continue reading Sylvia Earle

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The Ocean Action Pod

Throughout my degree, and even now, I always get asked what my ideal job would be. My answer always used to be "something that involved conservation". Then I graduated, and realised that jobs are hard to find, so I started to be more sensible with what I applied for, and applying for jobs that I… Continue reading The Ocean Action Pod

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Friends Forever

There are many relationships present in the ocean, between many different (and sometimes completely opposite) animals. In science speak, two animals have a relationship if they interact in some way, with one another. These include; predation, competition, and symbiotic relationships. The main relationship I'll focus on today is symbiosis, which is a close relationship between… Continue reading Friends Forever

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Waves 101

There are so many places around the world that have incredible swell. Hawaii is famous for its rich surfing history, and waves perfect for longboards. It is also famous for having one of the best breaks in the world, Pipeline. But what causes these amazing waves, and how can places like Mavericks get 15+ meter… Continue reading Waves 101

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Shark Nets: Friend or Foe

Shark nets are a common safety precaution around Australian beaches, with the simple idea that sharks will get caught in the net and not go further into the beach, therefore, protecting the swimmers. They are in place at most popular beaches along the east coast of Australia, but do they actually keep swimmers safe? Some… Continue reading Shark Nets: Friend or Foe