WiseOceans Work

lindsay Blog

Hey guys, it’s Emmaline… I want to share with you my experience of my internship at WiseOceans. To start off, WiseOceans is a conservation group founded by Abbie Hine that works globally, they were set up in Seychelles 5 years ago and they are situated at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles at Petite Anse. Their main goal is to strive for …

My Awesome Experience at WiseOceans

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My Awesome Experience at WiseOceans by Frances Benstrong How did I get this internship opportunity? Hi everyone, my name is Frances Benstrong. 18 years of age currently doing my A levels, studying Biology, Geography and Business. It was only last month that I read an article that an organization under the name of Seychelles Youth Aims Hub(SYAH) put up online …

This Reef is Recruiting!

Georgina Beresford Blog

After a tough start to the year for our house reef and nursery here at Petite Anse, we’re happy to see that things are now looking up for corals. Yes, over the past few months our reef has been recruiting! …but perhaps not in the way you think. We don’t mean that job adverts have been posted and the reef …

The Third Coral Bleaching Event; how our corals have fared

Georgina Beresford Blog

By Annie Vidot and Georgina Beresford Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea with a rich biodiversity providing homes for thousands of fish and other marine organisms. It also plays an important role in our country’s economy as it relies on its diverse resources; the economic value of coral reefs has been estimated at $29 billion a year. Thus …

A different office for a month: Annie joins the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition

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By Annie Vidot Do you know how it feels to join a marine conservation expedition here in Seychelles for a month? Maybe not! Let me share my experience with you. Recently I joined the GVI Marine Conservation Expedition (based at Baie Ternay, NW Mahé, Seychelles) on a scholarship for a month. GVI have been surveying marine life in the marine park of Baie …

El Niño and the Third Global Coral Bleaching Event: what has happened and have we reached the end of the tunnel ?

Georgina Beresford Blog

By Georgie Beresford As you may have seen in the news, corals have not been having an easy time this year. In fact for the last couple of years we have been experiencing the third global coral bleaching event, the cause of this has been a particularly strong El Niño. What is El Niño? El Niño is a global weather …

Moving Offices…

Abbie Hine Blog

By Georgie Beresford About a month ago I moved office. I didn’t move far, but it was very exciting all the same. I migrated from the Marine Educator picnic table at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles to the Coral Cabana (a grand total of five steps away) to start my new role as Reef Restoration Project Officer! I had a fantastic …

Tim (Neutral Buoyancy) Ecott praises WiseOceans coral project

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Tim Ecott is the author of the international best-seller ‘Neutral Buoyancy: Adventures in a Liquid World’ and scriptwriter for the BBC feature film ‘Deep Blue’.  Corals, and the reefs that they create are notoriously complex organisms – not for nothing are they called the rainforests of the sea. Coral restoration projects have been around for a few years now, and …