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Interview with Sascha Regmann from PRO Bird

Sunday, January 23, 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.

Diversity Wins: How Multi-Expertise Support Matters

Monday, January 17, 2022

Diversity Wins: How Multi-Expertise Support Matters

Can your work make a positive impact in the world? In this last episode of our Diversity series, Yow Lih Hern, our Senior Consultant shares how his role in OSRL provided him opportunities to shape a nation’s oil spill response capability building! With the support of multi-expertise across the OSRL organisation, Lih Hern embarks on a journey that will culminate with the development of cross-border national contingency plans. He also offers his views on how the scope of work for oil spill contingency planning for government authorities differs from those for industry operators.

OSRL Penguin Quarantine Comes to a Close

Friday, January 14, 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

Wednesday, December 22, 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

Tuesday, October 12, 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.

RRT Take Time Out with OSRL

Thursday, September 16, 2021

RRT Take Time Out With OSRL

Regional Response Team spoke with Paul Foley, Regional Response Manager (Europe & Africa) about OSRL's partnership with ExxonMobil. 

Interview with JD Bergeron from International Bird Rescue

Wednesday, August 18, 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.

Journey into Diversity - Interview with Ho Yei Ling

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Journey into Diversity - Interview with Ho Yei Ling

Ho Yei Ling, Senior Logistic Lead with OSRL, shares how the diversity of her OSRL roles in the last 12 years has enriched her knowledge and skills and allowed her to delve into her passion for Logistics.


High-Performance Crisis Management

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

High-Performance Crisis Management

In our latest blog, Dave Rouse, Response Manager, talks about why New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is unarguably one of the most effective crisis leaders of recent times.

We then highlight the three components needed to combine and work in harmony for world-class crisis management teams to achieve high performance.

Interview with Chris Battaglia from Focus Wildlife

Thursday, July 15, 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.