Fauna & Flora International

At OSC, we are proud to support the work of Fauna & Flora International (FFI). Established in 1903, FFI is the world’s oldest conservation charity. Over the last 100 years, they have saved the Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) …

PLASTIC: WHAT’S THE FUSS?

As summer is in full swing, and COVID-19 restrictions are relaxing, there is a pressing issue on most beach goer’s minds: why is there so much plastic waste on our beaches and in our waterways?

The COVID-19 pandemic increased use …

LIFE AS AN MMO IN SE-ASIA: Part II

On completion of the 14-day quarantine I was collected by a company driver and taken to my new base of operations, a sleepy fishing village that comes alive at the weekend. Visitors flock in to enjoy fresh seafood at the …

LIFE AS AN MMO IN SE-ASIA: Part I

Working as a Marine Mammal Observer (MMO) can be exciting, hard work, but most of all, rewarding. Part of the job description requires travel to far stretches of the globe; however, as many of you know, working during a pandemic …

JNCC approved MMO training course