Ocean Opportunities

Ocean Opportunities

Jobs, Post-Docs, PhD, Masters, conferences, workshops, courses, internships, webinars, and other opportunities in all kinds of ocean/marine sciences, science communication, and management from around the world.

Help A Researcher Out: Rebuilding Coral Reefs with Fish Hive

Help A Researcher Out: Rebuilding Coral Reefs with Fish Hive

Help a Researcher Out! With coral reefs increasingly suffering under the climate crisis, Kath Whittey (Cardiff University) is working on creating Fish Hives - artificial reef structures that can help rebuild damaged reefs. She needs your help to build and test the Fish Hives.

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help A Researcher Out: Short Survey on Small-Scale Fisheries with Too Big To Ignore

Help a Researcher Out! Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) needs your help to highlight the characteristics of fisheries around the globe as a means to increase their visibility and help design adequate policies and management strategies that support them, one question at the time.

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 2

Sea Stories: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Part 2

It’s not often that a poem becomes not one but two movies, or inspired a song by Iron Maiden but Samuel Taylor Coleridge's ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ is one of those rare exceptions. It is a 7-part tale about the experiences of a sailor who has just returned from sea. It’s a tale of peril, of the supernatural, of the sea. Today lets take a look at part II, in which the mariner and his crew-mates become the object of spirit’s wrath…

Help A Researcher Out: Have your say on co-location of offshore windfarms and fisheries

Help A Researcher Out: Have your say on co-location of offshore windfarms and fisheries

Help a Researcher Out! Emily Lowe (University of Liverpool, England) is working on the co-location of offshore wind farms and fisheries. If you are a fisher, work in the offshore wind industry, or are a professional who is knowledgeable about multi-use of the sea, she wants you to have your say.

Sea Shorts: Save the world with a shipping pallet revolution

Sea Shorts: Save the world with a shipping pallet revolution

Shipping pallets may not be the most exciting of topics, but when it comes to tackling climate change they have a role to play too! Discover how NGO Change The Pallet are hoping to reduce carbon emissions from shipping and transportation of goods with a rather simple solution…

Britain, Brexit, and the Blue Belt

Britain, Brexit, and the Blue Belt

As the situation surrounding the UK’s withdrawal from the EU becomes more confusing than ever we are still unsure how it will affect the UK. Join guest contributor Harry Baker and he discusses what Brexit means for UK marine life and their ability to protect it.

Food waste is not only a land-based issue

Food waste is not only a land-based issue

As you probably have heard a million times – fish stocks are declining, but the demand for fish is increasing. But what you might not have heard is that every year, 30 million tons of fish are discarded. As guest contributor Jessica Tengvall explains, this wasteful practice is a problem that stems from regulations and economics.

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

Rapa Nui - or as us English speakers like to call it Easter Island - is home to some of the most isolated coral reefs in the world. They are not immune to coral bleaching, but they do seem to have a rather remarkable recovery rate. Join Itziar Burgués as she talks about her work on the reproduction of Rapa Nui corals - and how it has helped them survive.