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Diving with sharks, whales and dolphins is part of Rachel Butler’s day job as a marine biologist and wildlife filmmaker. What’s her advice to anyone wanting to work in the ocean? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthUnplugged

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Bryana Flores says:

this was so helpful!

420StonedToParallels says:

Can i become a marine biologist with just a bachelor?

Delphadae says:

When I was a kid, I really wanted to be a marine biologist… I concluded that I could never become one once I entered highschool, because I was really bad at math, and the sciences (mainly physics and chemistry..I enjoyed biology though). Though looking back, sometimes I wished I pursued it anyways (because if I'm passionate enough about it, then I can achieve it, no matter how much work it took).

Sabre says:

Blue planet is truly and extraordinary piece of art and information and it’s just, ugh, I just love it, I love it so much.

xBris says:

wavelength cruises out of port Douglas? awesome – I've been with them, can't recommend them enough!

Najib Nasir says:

So inspiring! right now I'm right path and yes, you're so true, my passion bring me today

Darth Vaders Breathing Apparatus says:

George Costanza brought me here.

Annemieke van Leeuwen says:

Just amazing! Thank you!

R.S.I says:

I love to be a marine biologist. But I cant swim

YC says:

Does this remind anyone of the Seinfeld episode?

Gabriel Coelho says:

I’ve wanted to be a Marine biologist for as long as I can remember! It’s my dream to be a marine biologist one day.

Mystee Pulcine says:

Why no captions?

Snowysnowgirl123 says:

I’ve always had an interest in any animal, but especially the oceans, being mesmerized by the dolphins. I’ve always known I wanted to be a vet, wildlife rehabilitator, a horse trainer, or a marine biologist, but what really got me wanting to be a marine biologist was the first time I saw a humpback whale, when me and my family went to Seward, Alaska for vacation, and got to be on the open ocean for the first time in my life. I love all animals, so most of my life I spent wanting to be an exotic or livestock animal vet, but after that summer, I honestly can’t see myself pursuing something other than being a marine biologist. Now, ending my year as a freshman in high school, I have passed two years of biology classes with all As and one B, and chasing after that dream, but now all I need to do is decide which type of marine biology I want to do, as it’s all so fascinating, but all I know is that I want to be on the open ocean, a feeling that to this day, I still can’t get out of my mind

Jenny Livingston says:

Always wanted to be a marine biologist, sadly it was not in the cards for me. Landlocked and no money for years and years of school far, far away from home.

Pokoirl YaSe says:

I have always dreamed of bein'a marine biologist or any wildlife-related job since I've loved animals ever since I can remember, and have spent most of my childhood collectin'all kinds of insects, chellfish and other creatures. But sadly I had to turn my back to my dream since it doesn'pay that well, and I sadly need a good salary to live in my country (morocco)

Sasha says:

This is inspiring

Alexandra Tsk says:

I think I didn't blink for 4' and 39" !

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