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THE CLUB

A place for Wildlife Enthusiasts, Filmmakers, Scientists and Conservationists to Connect and Collaborate.

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The Wildlife & Nature Club was formed by a group of female wildlife experts in conservation, wildlife filmmaking, research and science communication. Passionate about spreading awareness, debating environmental issues, and championing change for nature and wildlife, this club is an inclusive community for conservationists across the globe.

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REGULAR TALKS 

Join one of our weekly rooms to discuss everything from conservation and filmmaking to the latest technological developments in the fight to protect and restore nature and wildlife. 

HOW TO BE AN OCEAN HERO

TUESDAY @7:15PM GMT/ 11:15AM PT

THE ETHICS ROOM

TUESDAY @8:15PM GMT/ 12:15PM PT

WOMEN IN OCEAN SCIENCE

WEDNESDAYS @8PM GMT / 12PM PT

AQUANAUTS: OCEAN EXPLORERS

WEDNESDAYS @8PM GMT / 12PM PT

BEHIND THE SCENES: WILDLIFE DOCS

THURSDAYS   @ 7PM GMT / 11AM PT

BIPOC FOLX IN OCEAN SCIENCE

THURSDAY   @ 5:15PM PT / 8:15 ET

WILDLIFE AND WINE

FRIDAYS    @ 5PM GMT / 9AM PT

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FORCES OF NATURE

EVERY TUESDAY 

This exciting series will highlight the people working on the

front lines of wildlife conservation. Sharing the inspiring and personal stories of the individuals working hard to protect our planet, these sessions will also include regular career workshops where people can learn from the experts about how to carve out a career in both STEM and wildlife conservation.

Join us for behind the scenes insight into some of the worlds wildest careers, learn more about how culture and conservation intersect and join into the network as we bring people together from around the world to discuss nature and wildlife.

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MEET THE TEAM

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BRYCE

Bryce Corbett is a second year master’s student at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Her research focuses on how hypoxia affects coral physiology. She is passionate about coral reef habitats and the communities that depend on them. After graduating Bryce hopes to start a career that is equal parts educational outreach and fieldwork. Often found somewhere in the sea, she finds time to foster meaningful connections with fellow women in science and hopes to continue to work to make the STEM field more inclusive.

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BIPOC FOLX IN OCEAN SCIENCE

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CHARLIE

Charlie is an MSc. Marine Scientist, Expedition Leader and Science Communicator. Passionate about inspiring people to care for the ocean, Charlie uses her skills as a scientist and presenter to champion change for our big blue through mission-driven adventure. In 2018 Charlie joined an expedition to Indonesia as a lead scientist investigating marine plastic and presented a documentary on her work. It was screened in a four-part symposium across Asia led by Nat Geo photographers David Doublet and Jennifer Hayes and ocean legend Dr Sylvia Earle. Since then Charlie has continued leading expeditions and research alongside creating impactful content to inspire audiences worldwide and has some exciting expeditions on the horizon for 2021.

TALKS

AQUANAUTS: OCEAN EXPLORERS

HOW TO BE AN OCEAN HERO

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DANNI

Danni Washington is fierce, focused, and on a mission. As a world-renowned television host and science communicator, Washington is the first African-American woman to host a nationally broadcast syndicated science television series. Raised as a curious child, she was always encouraged by her parents to pursue science and her affinity for ocean exploration. Last year, Washington served as a correspondent on CBS's Mission Unstoppable, a weekly program highlighting fascinating female innovators thriving on the cutting edge of science. Notable guests of the program include zoologists, engineers, astronauts, codebreakers, and oceanographers. (CONTINUE READING)

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AQUANAUTS: OCEAN EXPLORERS

BIPOC FOLX IN OCEAN SCIENCE

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FRANCESCA

Francesca is the Managing Director and Founder of Love The Oceans (LTO), a marine conservation charity working in Mozambique. She holds a master’s in marine biology, has always had a passion for marine life, and is an emerging leader in the ethical tourism space. Results orientated, she constantly encourages people to consider conservation in everyday life and take a greener approach to modern living. She’s a SUP and swimming instructor and has been a scuba diver professional for almost 10 years. She likes to stay close to the research and community, overseeing the majority of programs on the ground in Mozambique. (CONTINUE READING)

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THE ETHICS ROOM

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INKA

Inka Cresswell is a B.Sc Marine Biologist and Wildlife filmmaker/photographer. She uses her photography to educate the general public about marine conservation issues, reconnect people with nature and works to change peoples perspectives of some of our most misunderstood species. Her most recent film ‘MY25: The Ocean Between Us has screened at film festivals globally including Wildscreen and she is a proud Ambassador for the Marine conservation Society and Partner photographer at Girls Who Click. She hopes that her work will not only educate and inspire a new generation of conservationists but arm them with the tools they need to educate others and drive real conservation impact. 

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BEHIND THE SCENES: WILDLIFE DOCS
HOW TO BE AN OCEAN HERO

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MADS

Mads is an MSc tropical marine biologist, PADI divemaster and founder director of non-profit organisation Women in Ocean Science. Originally from the UK, her obsession with the world of coral reefs has taken her across the globe. From microplastics to marine bioacoustics to megafauna, she has a diverse background in tropical marine research, with a particular research interest in elasmobranchs.

She is currently the face of Adelaar Cruises’ whale shark tagging project, consults on social media for a number of conservation organisations and hosts podcast, Ocean Poddy. (CONTINUE READING)

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WOMEN IN OCEAN SCIENCE

HOW TO BE AN OCEAN HERO

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MEGAN

Megan is a zoologist, author and wildlife TV presenter with a background in animal behaviour and the illegal wildlife trade. Having studied everything from sharks to pangolins across the globe, she turned to science communication and photography as a way of engaging wider audiences. 

In 2017, she presented 'Undercover Tourist' on BBC3 to highlight the bear bile farming industry and has hosted the award winning series 'Earthrise' on Al Jazeera. Most recently in 2020 Megan joined as co-presenter for BBC Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch and is a presenter for the new CBBC show 'Planet Defenders'. Her first book 'Back To Nature' was published in 2020 and she is currently working towards her second publication. 

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LIZZIE

Lizzie Daly is a wildlife biologist, broadcaster and conservation filmmaker. Lizzie is currently studying a PhD studying animal movements using tag technology. She has most recently tagged African elephants in Kenya to better understand human - elephant conflict in the region. 

 

Lizzie has been working as a broadcaster now for 3 years. From BBC Earth  to Blue Planet Live Lessons and a National Geographic Live YouTube series - Lizzie has a lot of experience in the broadcasting world and has a real passion for connecting others with the natural world.  (CONTINUE READING)

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THE ETHICS ROOM

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MELISSA

​​Melissa Cristina Márquez is a Latina marine biologist, explorer, Scholastic author, freelance writer, and TV presenter known for translating complex scientific concepts and jargon into language accessible to the general public. An avid diver and ocean activist, Melissa travels extensively throughout the world promoting intersectional environmentalism and ocean justice. Márquez is currently doing her Ph.D. at Curtin University, studying human-wildlife conflict and long-term changes in the habitat use of elasmobranchs. She was recently selected as a Forbes "30 under 30" honoree as a leader in the science community.

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CARLEE

Carlee is a co-founder of Minorities in Shark Science (MISS), an organization dedicated to amplifying the minority voices in the field of shark science. Originally from Detroit, MI, she moved to south Florida and received her B.S. in biology from Florida Atlantic University in 2016. She currently works as a marine turtle specialist, helping to protect sea turtles in Florida. This past summer she received her M.S. in Marine Biology from Nova Southeastern University. Carlee’s master’s research examined how provisioning (feeding) tourism affects the behavior, habituation and abundance of nurse sharks in Belize. She continues to work in the field of shark science, working to increase diversity in this field. 

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BIPOC FOLX IN OCEAN SCIENCE

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REBECCA

Rebecca Daniel is a tropical marine biologist, science communicator, and director of non-profit organisation The Marine Diaries. 

 

Rebecca has worked with sea turtles in Greece, and on various lab projects. Her master’s research focussed on microplastics, and she presented her findings at the annual Reef Conservation UK conference. After learning about the devastating impacts of plastic on marine life, Rebecca coordinated a campaign on marine plastic pollution for The Marine Diaries to educate the public on this topic and provide solutions to reducing plastic consumption. (CONTINUE READING)

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HOW TO BE AN OCEAN HERO

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SARAH

From sharks to grizzly bears, Sarah has worked with lots of different species in field research and guiding before moving into eco-journalism. Her passion for storytelling and increasing awareness on conservation issues led her to start a YouTube channel (Sarahsrealjob) in 2014, featuring her close encounter series the ‘Big Predator Expedition’. As a children’s author, Sarah’s first title, ‘Somebody Swallowed Stanley’, has already sold tens of thousands of copies internationally in multiple languages and her next book is on the way soon. (CONTINUE READING)

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