Water Women

Water Women

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A podcast for and about women involved in the oceans in some way, ocean sciences, ocean lifestyle, all of it! If you’re a fan of the oceans, listen in every week for something new about the ocean life! Check out our Website at waterwomenpodcast.ca or our socials @ WaterWomenPodcast


40. Sea Scallops & Uncharted Books - Skylar Bayer
Oct 19 • 47 min
A Maine Native, Skylar is a marine ecologist who studies population dynamics, & marine conservation, with a specific background in bivalves, in this episode we talk all about Skylars phd, how she measuring reproduction of sea scallops, and her upcoming…
39. Freeing The Oceans From Plastic - Mimi Ausland
Oct 12 • 57 min
Use Code WATERSISTER15 for 15% off your ENTIRE order at sisterlyswim.com!!! Mimi Ausland is the co-founder of free th oceans, a click to donate site that uses fun trivia questions to help remove plastic from our oceans! In this episode you can hear all…
38. Sailing with the Sustainable Biologist - Hanna Partoft
Oct 5 • 34 min
GET YOUR WATER WOMEN STICKERS AT WATERWOMENPODCAST.CA/SHOP!!! Hanna found her passion for the marine environment back in 2012 when she was working as a deckhand on board the tall ship Soren Larsen for its 7-month voyage of the South Pacific Ocean. Sailing…
37. Captaining an Ecological & Educational Life - Rachel Crane
Sep 28 • 56 min
Rachel is a Marine Ecologist, PADI Master Scuba Instructor, and USCG 100-ton licensed Captain living in the Florida Keys. She works as an independent contractor in a variety of roles, she is a captain for the Coral Restoration Foundation and travels the…
36. Scientific Communication & Sharks! - Hannah Rudd
Sep 21 • 39 min
Hannah’s love for the ocean lead her to pursue scientific communication as her passion, sharing information about sharks of course! In this episode Jill and Hannah talk about sharks and why their conservation is important and how you can protect them!…
35. Creating Cetacean Conservation - Joëlle De Weerdt
Sep 14 • 43 min
VISIT WATERWOMENPODCAST.CA/SHOP TO GET YOUR WATER WOMEN PODCAST STICKERS!!! Joëlle is a Belgian marine marine biologist pursuing a PhD in Marine biology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. She started her career as a marine mammal biologist in…
34. This is SEALLY Cool!!! - Karli Rice Chudeau
Sep 7 • 41 min
Check out this link for an AWESOME opportunity to get Caitlins marine conservation course: https://eco-consciousdiver.teachable.com/?affcode=630152_tqsywvxi Karli is a PhD student at UCDavis where she is working at the nexus of animal welfare and…
33. It’s a Whale? It’s a Shark? It’s a Whale Shark! - Chloe Darwinn
Aug 31 • 44 min
Chloe works with the Maldives Whale Shark Research project helping to carry out whale shark surveys with volunteers, process the data and carrying out public engagement activities with our local island community! Chloe and the MWSRP are studying a very…
32. Dr. Kelpy’s Guide to Ocean Literature - Dr. Kelly Bushnell
Aug 24 • 43 min
Dr. Kelly Bushnell is a teacher and school of ocean literature, history and culture! She spends her time trying to educate student and people as to why the ocean plays such an integral role in our lives by focusing on past works of historic literature and…
31. Dolphins in the Cove - Molly Gray
Aug 17 • 39 min
Molly fell in love with dolphins at a very young age, so when she found out about the horrors of dolphins in captivity, and the behind the scenes of how they get there she decided to dedicate her life to help show the truth behind it. Now working with the…
30. The Blackfish Effect - Bianca Uyen
Aug 10 • 38 min
Bianca has spent lots of time in and on the water and found her passion in being a scientific communicator and loved sharing the background of science to people and helping them understand what was happening in the water and decided to pursue a master in…
29. Meet Our Intern!! - Kelly Morgan!
Aug 3 • 39 min
Todays Episode features the newest member of the Water Women Team! Kelly has been interning with water women for a month now, and has been an essential part of getting everything ready for each episode and reaching out to different women. This podcast…
28. What Makes a Reef Intelligent?? - Emily Higgins
Jul 27 • 36 min
Emily is part of the Reef Life foundation, who is working to create moderns intelligent reefs to help stimulate the growth of coral by using different material, and in some cases make it interactive!! How Cool! learn more about reef life at their website…
27. Understanding Ecotoxicology Using Fish! - Rose Santana
Jul 20 • 42 min
Rose spends her time in the lab trying to better understand what impacts copper is having on the ecosystems by using fish and studying how they react to different dosages of it! In this episode listen as Jill and Rose discuss her path to science and talk…
26. Capturing the Beauty Below! - Inka Cresswell
Jul 13 • 28 min
Inka has been a water women for as long as she can remember. What started as a way to practice her buoyancy while diving soon turned into a lifelong passion for Inka to pursue! Since discovering her love for oceanographic photography and videography, Inka…
25. Sharks as Tourists and Turtles with Lights!!- Carlee Jackson
Jul 6 • 30 min
Joined today by grad student Carlee Jackson, Jill discusses Carlees two main focuses, her work with tGumbo Limbo as a sea turtle specialist, and in the se turtle hospital, and her grad studies focusing on eco-tourisms impacts on sharks! Check out MISS…
24. Mermaids fighting against plastic! - Tamara Adame
Jun 29 • 43 min
Born and raised in a fishing village on the coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico, Tamara grew up in the water and experienced nature since a very young age and has been in the water all my life! Tamara started teaching diving in 2014, became aware that most…
23. What We Can Learn From Marine Mammals. - Dr. Claire Simeone
Jun 22 • 50 min
Claire is a large mammal vet, and in this episode, talks all about how we can learn more about our mental health from marine mammals. She also talks about the exciting Times she had working as a vet, and all about her new company! Check out more on Claire…
22. The Sirene Project! - Leoni Dickerhoff
Jun 15 • 38 min
Leoni channels her passion for conservation and ocean love into celebrating other amazing ladies who share the passion in her project “The Sirene Project”. After growing up away from the ocean and never finding herself interested in it, Leoni was gifted a…
21. Totally Turtley Obsessed!! - Melissa Staines
Jun 8 • 45 min
Check out Stream2Sea.com for all your eco friendly sunscreen needs!! In todays episode Jill talk with Melissa who is a PhD student studying turtles, and their migration and population dynamics! Learn how temperature can affect the gender of a turtle, and…
20. Plastic Albatrosses and Other Grocery Bag Animals!! - Jamie Nakatani
Jun 1 • 25 min
Please research how and where you can help with the BLM movement in North America. Jamie is SO Cool! She recycles used plastic bags into mini creatures that she sells! The proceeds from these sales go toward awesome organisations! Jamie also explains what…
19. Mothers of Ocean Ambassadors! - Madyson Miller & Michaela Farnham
May 25 • 27 min
A double feature today with TWO guests instead of one! Meet Madyson and Michaela, they’re in charge of the lead ambassador program for Women in Ocean Science and work together to coordinate over 60 women at different universities! Todays episode covers…
18. Eco-Conscious Ocean Advocates!! - Caitlin McCall
May 18 • 31 min
Todays episode features ocean advocate Caitlin McCall who uses her social media platform, and dive experience to help advocate for our oceans and their well being- listen to the episode to find out how! Follow along with Caitlin @seacaitlinmccall and…
17. Humpbacks and High-Rises! - Sarah McCulloch
May 11 • 31 min
In this episode, Jill chats with her friend Sarah chat about how Sarah became interested in Marine biology, and their shared passion over whales. They also talk about how they met while Jill interned with Humpbacks and High-Rises, a not for profit group…
16. Northern Ireland has SHARKS? - Heidi Mcilvenny
May 4 • 31 min
On todays podcast, Jill is joined by Heidi Mcilvenny, who is a shark conservationist working with sea deep in Northern Ireland. NI may not be the first place you think of when you think sharks, but it has its own diverse ecosystem of them! Follow along…
15. Why we need to listen to our whales - Vanessa Zobell
Apr 27 • 29 min
Vanessa is a second year PhD student, who listens to whales! On todays episode, Vanessa chats about why listening to whales is important, what impact the shipping noises around them have on them and how she is trying to help! You may also get to hear a…
14. The Marine Diaries! - Rebecca Daniel
Apr 20 • 27 min
Rebecca is the co-founder of the global organization “The Marine Diaries”. Her orangization focuses on outreach and introducing people to the idea of being a voice for the ocean! In todays episode, Rebecca talks all about how the marine diaries started,…
13. The Wonderful Facebook World of Women in Ocean Science - Mads St. Clair Baker
Apr 13 • 42 min
Mads St. Clair Baker is the founded of the MASSIVE Women in Ocean Science facebook page that joins together womens in all different aspects of marine science! You can follow Mads on all social medias: @Mads_ocean As always, you can check out more water…
12. How to Love the Oceans! - Francesca Trotman
Apr 6 • 31 min
Francesca Trotman sits down with Jill to discuss her foundation ” Love the Oceans” and what they are doing to help and spread love of the ocean, including creating a new MPA! You can find out more about the Love the Oceans here: https://lovetheoceans.org…
11. Let’s talk about COVID19. - Hannah Wallace
Mar 30 • 28 min
Virology PhD student Hannah Wallace joins Jill today to share the facts of COVID 19 and present it in a digestible manner. It’s a scary time but it’s not al bad!! You can find Hannah on instagram: @hannahlouwallance or email her @ hlwallace@mun.ca As…
10. Archaeology isn’t just on land! - Jessica Irwin
Mar 23 • 33 min
Did you know there is such thing as underwater archeologists? Today, Jessica Irwins explains all about what underwater archeology is and why its so important to understand our past! Jessicas instagram: @archaeomama As always, you can check out more water…
9. What is Paleoceanography? - Kelsey Koerner
Mar 16 • 50 min
There’s more to ocean science than biology? On todays Jill learns from her friend Kelsey all about paleoceanography, what it is and how Kelsey uses sediment samples to learn how the climate has changed in the past to better predict how it will change in…
8. What is an oceanographer? - Kim Davies
Mar 9 • 28 min
Today, one of Jill’s favourite professors sits down to tell Jill all about what exactly an oceanographer does, how she got into it and why its important! You can follow along with Kim on her twitter: @kim_davies12 As always, you can check out more water…
7. Sharks REALLY aren’t that bad! - Melissa Marquez
Mar 2 • 34 min
Talking about all things Sharks and Crocs, and Latina representation is Melissa Marquez, who has found herself traveling globally to research Chondrichthyes! Melissa has spoken publicly not only about the research she does, but why she feels its important…
6. Saved by the Whale! - Nan Hauser
Feb 24 • 59 min
Nan Hauser has been Jill’s whale biologist inspiration and long time hero, and here she is on the Podcast! Nan and Jill talk today about all things whale, including how Nan turned nursing into whale biology, raising her kids on the ocean, the research…
5. The Truth About Shark Nets… - Holly Richmond
Feb 17 • 38 min
Holly Richmond, a marine biologist and ocean lover, chats with Jill about how her passion for the sea helped to develop a documentary that brings the dark side of shark nets to light. Listen to Holly and Jill discuss the wonders of the ocean, as well as…
4. Women in Science: A Student’s Perspective - Kaitlin Casey
Feb 10 • 23 min
Today Jill gets to chat with one of her Best Friends - Kaitlin Casey. After meeting at UNB Saint John, and sharing their passion for marine biology, these two young ocean lovers were friends for life. In this podcast, Kaitlin talks about her recently…
3. Let’s Talk about Fish, Baby - Lauren Rowsey
Feb 3 • 31 min
Lauren Rowsey, a Ph.D student at UNB - Saint John, chats with Jill about what she does for her schooling, and how she got to be a Water Woman - including camps, diving, sailing, surfing, and turning a masters into a Ph.D! Laurens Twitter: @Rowdyscience…
2. Coral Baby Mommas and Gamete Snow? - Liv Williamson
Jan 27 • 43 min
Chatting with Jill today is Liv Williamson, a PhD student from the University of Miami who specialises in Corals, Coral Reefs. Liv shares why she’s passionate about these corals, how she got into it, and why you should care too!! Liv also shares some of…
1. Water, and Sharks, and Whales OH MY - Nicole Leavitt Kennedy
Jan 20 • 31 min
Today Jill chats with her boss and friend Nicole Leavitt Kennedy about what it’s like growing up near the water, and how that contributed her growing up to fall into ocean sciences what she does now while working for her family owned business of Island…
Teaser Episode
Jan 12 • 2 min
Welcome to the teaser episode of Water Women! Here, host and creator Jill explains why she started this podcast and what she wants it to be! Stick around to hear more from some amazing Water Women! - Stay Salty! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…