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Ocean Opportunities

Ocean Opportunities

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

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.

How plastic-free periods can reduce your environmental footprint (and save you some cash too)

How plastic-free periods can reduce your environmental footprint (and save you some cash too)

Did you know that mainstream period pad brands (like Tampax, Lil-lets and Always) contain around the same amount of plastic as four carrier bags, and a tampon made by those same companies is roughly 6% of plastic (even before you consider the packaging or applicators)? Jasmine Tribe talks about plastic pollution, periods, and City to Sea’s campaign for a more environmentally friendly period.

Join in the UK’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch this Summer

Join in the UK’s National Whale and Dolphin Watch this Summer

The UK is blessed with many different species of whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Join in the National Whale and Dolphin Watch to spot some of them yourself - and help with their conservation. No experience required!

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

YOUMARES – a conference run by, and dedicated to, budding and early-career marine scientists - is taking place in Germany this September. Simon Jungblut tells us more!

Why SharkFest is your destination festival in England this year

Why SharkFest is your destination festival in England this year

It’s time to celebrate sharks! Love them or fear them, or just don’t really know anything about them, sharks and their relatives ‘the rays’ are the among the most amazing creatures in our ocean. So amazing in fact that they get their very own festival in England!