South Africa: African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary

It's been five months since I returned from South Africa and I have already planned my next trip there beginning in July 2019 - it's such a beautiful country filled with an abundance of awesome marine life that I just couldn't stay away. Whilst I was volunteering with White Shark Projects, I got the opportunity to …

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Janne Haugen: Leading Women in Marine Science

Janne Haugen is a fisheries ecologist and PhD Candidate at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where her work focuses on management, conservation, and bycatch of sharks. She has a Master of Science in Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology from University of Aberdeen, where she investigated sexual segregation in spiny dogfish in the Northeast U.S. spiny …

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Arthi Ramachandran: Leading Women in Marine Science

Arthi Ramachandran's passion for marine biology started in grade 10 when she took a school trip to the Huntsman Marine Institute in St-Andrews, New Brunswick. Arthi completed her BSc in Biology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and started her Master's at Concordia in a microbial ecology lab with Dr. David Walsh. Arthi got to …

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Let’s talk #Veganuary…

Ahh it's that time of year again - January. The month of new beginnings, frantic rushes and a colossal amount of designated monthly challenges - last year I did Dry January and as a result I ended up drinking less and less as the year went on, but today we're talking about Veganuary. Just in November …

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Dr. Julie Vercelloni: Leading Women in Marine Science

Dr. Julie Vercelloni is originally from South of France where she grew in the Mediterranean Sea (literally). She studied Marine Ecology during her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and statistics applied to coral reef ecology for her PhD. Julie is currently working on diverse projects that look at combining state-of-the-art technologies and modern statistical methods to …

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Richelle Li Tanner: Leading Women in Marine Science

Richelle Tanner received her PhD from UC Berkeley in 2018, and is currently a marine ecophysiology postdoctoral associate at Washington State University. She is interested in rapid adaptation to climate change, particularly with seasonal extremes and their effects on inter-individual variation in physiological plasticity. Her current research focuses on linking individual responses to environmental variation …

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