• A pepsea blog in the sunset

Reflections on a good day…

A gorl shows how we can r-use plastics rather than throwing them away

So, I don’t have an amazing picture and I don’t have an impacting headlines for social medias to get my message viral. But I felt like sharing my day, as I wonder sometimes how I managed to go all this way. It’s a slow day – no diving. But it’s Mohamed’s last day, and saying goodbye to someone that we…

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Our Crowdfunding Campaign…

An expedition volunteer in the Philippines enters the water to collect valuable scientific research data

Wow! We are truly left speechless! In the space of just two weeks we reached our total! Huge Thanks to all those who contributed – your support means so much to us. With our departure to the Philippines approaching quickly, we have a lot of work to do. Rest assured we will keep you fully up to date with all…

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Philippines Field Visit Update

Gawad Kalinga support People and the Sea

  So, after a really long trip (see the previous post!), have finally arrived at Cebu. Had just about enough time to have a check-in and have a shower, than I was out to make a start on the meetings organised over the next week. Lunch was with the Regional and the Cebu coordinators for Gawad Kalinga. Spent the afternoon…

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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 0:20 ET 2:40, that of Tiger Airways at 11am (not…

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Tourism Workshop

Its been a busy week! But just like to say Thank-You to all those involved in the Tourism Workshop held last weekend in Nice. Was a great weekend, with enthusiastic people and great ideas. Provided a valuable opportunity to share our project with others within the travel industry…

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What CAN we do?

the hummingbird tale, a lesson in the benefites of collaborative community projects

Social and environmental entrepreneurship is not a always an easy path. Every day I meet at least one person commenting on my efforts with this “what’s the point?” attitude. No matter how enthusiastic I am, no matter what solutions I offer, no matter how successful the examples I show them, these people seem convinced there is nothing that can be…

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Salon de Plongée, Paris Dive Show 2015

The Paris Dive Show, a networking opportunity for diving expeditons

  People and the Sea have just returned from the Paris Dive Show. Despite the tragic recent events in Paris, it was a great event and provided us with some memorable and productive meetings. Possibly the most interesting was our meeting with Longitude 181 and its founder, François Sarano. The ethic of Longitude 181 is one that we closely relate…

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