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The Conservation Status of the Blue Shark

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The Conservation Status of the Blue Shark

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Off season diving in the Maldives

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Off season diving in the Maldives
“BANG… BANG… BANG…” I checked my watch, 3am. I lay there quietly cursing the person who was allowing a door in their cabin to bang rhythmically with each pitch and roll of the boat. This was my first time on

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Q & A with Lauren

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Q & A with Lauren

Going through my emails today i realised i have had quite a few emails through from people with a variety of questions, some career related, other’s more shark biology orientated. I love hearing from you so please feel free to …

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ECOCEAN Uploads

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ECOCEAN Uploads
Just reported another Whale Shark sighting to ECOCEAN. This shark was first spotted in about 5m of water off the coast of an island, in the S.Ari Atoll chain in the Maldives. Here are the photo’s submitted for shark number

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Palau: The End of the Rainbow

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Sponsored Swim 14th October 2010

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Sponsored Swim 14th October 2010

When i was about 10 years old i used to play this game when i was in the swimming pool, you know those vents where the heated water comes out of around the sides of the pool? Well i used …

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A Major Lesson from Palau June 2010

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A Major Lesson from Palau June 2010

A major lesson from Palau

Palau is unlike many other countries in that it actually recognizes what it has i.e.: world class dive sites and instead of ruining and exploiting such a resource it embraces it and protects it.

I …

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Round and About Palau June 2010

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Round and About Palau June 2010

Round and about Palau

Once we had done the majority of our dives we decided to rent a car for a couple of days and investigate some of the main land based attractions that Palau has on offer.
First on …

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End of the Rainbow June 2010

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End of the Rainbow June 2010

End of the Rainbow

It would be fair to say I was in love with Palau before I had even left the Philippines, this had been born from various conversations I had had with diver’s around Malapascua Island who had …

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A Wedding 29th May 2010

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A Wedding 29th May 2010

A Wedding

LOL – Lauren on Location – Calanggaman Island diving, a wedding, and the final dive at Monad Shoal.

On the 29th of May Gordon and I headed across to Calanggaman Island, a few hours South from Malapascua on …

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