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Interview with Sascha Regmann from PRO Bird

domingo, 23 de enero de 2022

Interview with Sascha Regmann from PRO Bird

In our next GOWRS Partners interview Paul Kelway, Wildlife Preparedness and Response Manager interviews Sascha Regmann with PRO Bird - a network of wildlife organisations in Germany working together on oil spills at home and abroad.

OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close

viernes, 14 de enero de 2022

OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close

Over the last two months, a total of 280 African penguins have been cared for at the OSRL GDS warehouse. The SANCCOB team are now wrapped up their response, so the base is back to its regular operational duties.

Cargo & Travel in 2021

miércoles, 22 de diciembre de 2021

Cargo & Travel in 2021

Whilst the world did not stop in 2020 and 2021, it slowed down dramatically with the effects felt across both cargo and personnel travel logistics. The combination of Brexit, Covid-19 supply chain impact, repercussions of the Suez Canal blockage, global HGV driver shortage, and the travel restrictions and ever-changing Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements meant that we as a Global Logistics Team, are facing an unprecedented combination of events that directly affected our ability to perform our jobs. 

Interview with Mike Ziccardi from the Oiled Wildlife Care Network

martes, 12 de octubre de 2021

Interview with Oiled Wildlife Care Network

In this interview, Mike Ziccardi, Director of California's Oiled Wildlife Care Network shares the scale of collaborative network efforts that goes into care of wildlife.

Interview with JD Bergeron from International Bird Rescue

miércoles, 18 de agosto de 2021

Interview with International Bird Rescue

In this interview, JD Bergeron shares about the Elegant Terns rescue mission at the Long Beach Harbour and how the GOWRS service will help raise up  experienced oiled wildlife responders in the next generation.

Interview with Chris Battaglia from Focus Wildlife

jueves, 15 de julio de 2021

Interview with Chris Battaglia from Focus Wildlife

In this interview, Chris talks about the risk of a lack of oiled wildlife responders in the next generation and how the GOWRS service is helping address this by bringing more sustainability and resilience to the wildlife response community.

The Global Logistics Team Successfully Test new Brexit Procedures

lunes, 17 de mayo de 2021

The Global Logistics Team successfully test new Brexit procedures

An update from the Global Logistics Lead Ho Yei Ling on the Global Logistics team and a successful test of new Brexit procedures. 

We also hear from the Travel Team on how they were focussing on new processes and procedures to keep our travellers safe during the global pandemic.

Interview with Valeria Ruoppolo, the Director of Aiuká

miércoles, 5 de mayo de 2021

Interview with Valeria Ruoppolo,  the Director of Aiuká

Our Wildlife Preparedness & Response Manager, Paul Kelway kicked off our GOWRS Wildlife Partners interview series with an interview with Valeria Ruoppolo at Aiuká in Brazil.

A Bird's eye view of seabird rescue at SANCCOB

miércoles, 3 de marzo de 2021

A Bird's eye view of seabird rescue at SANCCOB

After receiving a request for assistance from GOWRS and Seabird rescue specialist SANCCOB, OSRL staff at our South Africa base helped support ongoing efforts to care for nearly 2,000 Cape cormorant chicks.

 

Here, Shamen Bunsee, Response Specialist recounts his experience of helping with the rescue effort and his new-found appreciation for all the work that goes into wildlife response and for SANCCOB's team.

The Benefits of Hiring Oil Spill Response Equipment

martes, 2 de marzo de 2021

The Benefits of Hiring Oil Spill Response Equipment

What are the benefits of hiring Tier 1 oil spill response equipment? Find out why operators find hiring equipment a cost effective way to meet operational and regulatory requirments for drilling operations.