Why conservation?

I’m lying in bed listening to the rain hit the thatch of the hut. The dampness has permeated into my pillow, not from direct contact, just from the air being so saturated with moisture. 460 more words

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Being a sponge

Shortly before my departure, a friend from my Belgian diving glub gave me an interesting advice: “act like a sponge!”

As a response to my sceptic face, she added: “… you know… just absorb everything you will see, learn and discover… exactly like a sponge! 353 more words

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The Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

This was a very interesting article related to volunteers over age 50.  It was conducted in 2005 and 2006 and published in the journal of The Gerontologist.  121 more words

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Meet Volunteer Coordinator, Kathleen Bloxsome: Time, Talents, and Treasures

Volunteering is a vital component of Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, and few are more involved with that process than Kathleen Bloxsome. Currently working as Volunteer Coordinator, Kathleen originally heard about our services and our mission through her church, a partner of the Clinic. 636 more words

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A Tonne of Trash

My time as a Green Fins assessor is coming to an end and it’s been an incredibly gratifying yet challenging experience. I have been given the chance to work in the conservation industry and really feel that my time and effort made a difference. 802 more words

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Connecting the dots

Most dive centres in Panglao do night dives, meaning flashlights will be used and batteries. Also the famous Balicasag, full of wonderful underwater sights, is accessible by boat. 385 more words

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Journey to Mactan

To learn more about the emerging market diving community of Korea, Jula and I traveled to Mactan, AKA the little Korea of the Philippines. The SCUBA School International (SSI) office for Region VII – central Visayas hosted us, offering to show us around the city and introduce us to key community members. 472 more words

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