Andrew, Erin, Fam, Heather, James and Matt.
Dedicated to the dissemination of news and information regarding marine and coastal environments, Out of the Blue keeps listeners up-to-date by sharing news, information, research, campaigns and new discoveries relating to our oceans.
We cover issues both local and global, and endeavour to speak with the experts - be they scientists, industry representatives, organisations, students or otherwise.
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Andrew Christie is a lecturer in aquaculture, aquatic environmental management, and marine biology at Melbourne Polytechnic. He is also President of Marine Care Point Cooke, an avid snorkeler, diver and underwater photographer.
Erin Sanders is an animal lover and marine enthusiast. He translates this through his work as a presenter at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and at La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary.
Fam Charko is a marine biologist, environmental educator and SCUBA instructor. She is also a self-professed marine invertebrate nerd.
Heather Maginn is an environmental education officer at Gould League, Melbourne Water and SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.
James Whitmore is a writer and journalist with a passion for the environment. He was previously an editor at The Conversation, and in 2015 co-authored The Handbook: surviving and living with climate change.