Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Wednesday 19th July 2017
NOTE 3rd Wednesday instead of our usual 2nd Wednesday.
Glenn Edney is an Ocean ecologist, underwater naturalist, professional diver, sailor, teacher and author. He has been exploring the Ocean and interacting with Ocean life for more than 30 years.
A professional diver Glenn has spent more than a year in total dive-time underwater. His professional diving career started in 1986 when he worked as an aquarium assistant and shark diver at Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World. He dived at the remarkable Poor Knights Islands with underwater naturalists, Wade and Jan Doak, on a daily basis. He was part of the dedicated team of diving enthusiasts and conservationists who finally achieved a marine reserve fully closed to
fishing in 1998. He has run his own live-aboard dive business at the Poor Knights and still regularly skippers dive excursions to the islands.
Glenn has an MSc in Holistic Science from Schumacher College and Plymouth University in the UK. He is a regular teacher on the MSc programme and a Masters dissertation supervisor and tutor on the Schumacher Certificate Programme in Colombia.