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During the last day of August, it was super rainy and windy so the other new interns and I decided to make the most of the home theatre and watched 2 movies – The Jungle Book and Forgetting Sarah Marshall – lots of nostalgia and giggles! We also played a card game at the dining table which was a fun way to socialise. Most of the afternoon was spent packing up our gear from the house as we were moving to our new base at the backpackers.

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There are a 101 reasons why you should look up Operation Wallacea in Indonesia if you are the type of person that has any kind of interest in marine conservation and I can highly recommend it as one of the best and most well organised and high quality conservation experiences you will find. The aim of this brief article is to talk about one very small part of this project and that is the weekly beach cleans that happen on Snake Island from the Bau Bau site. A stone skip away from the base at Nirwana Beach Villa, on a…

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Coral cay was first introduced to me by friends studying marine biology at university. Several of them were heading out to take part in projects in the Phillipines and at the time I was working in a UK dive store. I was helping to sell kit to divers on their way out to the site and so right back then the project was of great interest to me and I was delighted when the opportunity arose to visit. Coral Cay has been operating in the Philippines since 1995 but only from their current location in southern Leyte since 2002. The…

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On a degas day (non diving day) at Coral Cay Conservation in the Philippines in Southern Leyte, I went for a walk on the beach. Wanting to make my walk constructive, I took a bag to collect rubbish as I went. With no real plan in mind I set off, iPod blaring and enjoying the sunset, I wandered. A plastic bottle here, ten plastic bags there it hit me just how much trash was on this tiny beach. My bag got fuller and I noticed themes in what I was collecting, lighters, plastic bags, plastic coke and Sprite bottles, crisp…

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