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A new study revealed that Hong Kong’s seafood consumption is three times the global average and ranks second in terms of per capita consumption of seafood in Asia. (Photo: Dickson Lee, SCMP)

Next blog post by IYOR intern, Talia Wong; her thoughts on overfishing and the seafood industry: Hi everyone, can you believe it’s March already? February flew by in a blur! Hope everyone enjoyed themselves over the festive month. In this leg of the BRASS series (#BeSmart), we’ll be talking about the global seafood industry – … Continue reading #BeSmart – An insight to the seafood industry

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A blog post on seagrass by our IYOR intern, Talia Wong. Enjoy!: At a 100,000 year old, Posidonia oceania meadow is one of the oldest things on Earth and it has been reported that they are also one of the most important carbon sinks in the area. Unfortunately, like Cymodocea nodosa, this species is also … Continue reading Biodegradable plastic signifies false hope for threatened Mediterranean seagrass community

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Next blog post by our IYOR intern, Talia Wong, on marine trash: In the summer of 2017, I was fortunate enough to intern at Marine Conservation Cambodia where I learnt more about the marine life surrounding near the island of Koh Seh, specifically on seahorses. Concurrently, we were doing beach clean-ups every few days. In … Continue reading #BeAware

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Next blog post on responsible travelling with regards to marine life, by IYOR intern, Talia Wong: By now, you’ve probably seen our social media post regarding the general guidelines and code of conduct for being a responsible traveller as developed by the World Committee on Tourism Ethics. If you haven’t, click here and it’ll redirect … Continue reading Tips on being a responsible traveller

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Building a biorock together with Gili Eco Trust and ISS

Blog post by IYOR2018 intern, Talia Wong: Today we’ll be kicking off the series with #BeResponsible. We’ll be talking about Ecotourism and Responsible Tourism and how The Dorsal Effect as an eco-based travel agency fits into it. First, we’ll be revealing the defining traits of Ecotourism & Responsible Tourism, identifying their commonalities and differences. WHAT … Continue reading #BeResponsible – “Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints.”

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The Dorsal Effect will be partaking in Earthfest2018! Visit us at our booth and enjoy a day out with your family and friends. It’s going to be a awesome time eating and witnessing a future we can all look forward to. All you need to do is click here and you’ll have the ticket.    … Continue reading Earthfest2018 x TDE

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