Let the Diving Begin!

While bio-sphysical surveys of the marine habitatas of the philippnies are serious stuff, there is still time for some fun on the dives.

I got my open water certification this summer in Cabo Verde (Africa) and due to timing and a few other restrictions (cash-ola!), I was only able to complete 5 dives, of which 4 were solely for training purposes. So imagine my excitement when I realized I would be able to…

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Malapascua for the Time Being

The local boats in the Philippines are called bangkas. We use one to conduct the marine habitat surveys

My name is Vicki, and I’ve recently joined the People and the Sea team in Malapascua.  For the time being, I’ll be blogging my perspectives as a newby to both the island and the team.  As I recently read, “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that…

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Arrival !!

Planning our thresher shark expeditions involves a lot of time spent in the office...

Voilà maintenant 3 semaines que l’équipe de People and the Sea est arrivée sur son site d’étude, l’île de Malapascua. Comme tout début et mise en place de projet, les choses prennent du temps, surtout aux Philippines ! Voici quelques lignes sur les avancements des dernières semaines ainsi que des photos…

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Philippines Travel Advice…

People and the Sea visit to volunteer expedition site in Philippines

For my second reconnaissance trip to the Philippines, I decided to test the transfer via Singapore after discovering that Cebu Pacific and Tiger Air have direct flights Singapore – Cebu. I’ll kill the suspense: there are certain advantages, but it’s still (very) long! 2 Direct flights Cebu Pacific are at…

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