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Conservation

Honduras – Sorpresa!

Honduras – Sorpresa!

25th January 2019 by Christina Hunt

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Christina Hunt There are new discoveries to be made every time we go for a snorkel or SCUBA dive. These don’t have to be news-worthy discoveries such as finding a new and previously undescribed species. Personal…

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Then and Now – 2 Generations of Opwall Volunteers!

Then and Now – 2 Generations of Opwall Volunteers!

14th December 2018 by Jim & Harriet Cunnington

Written by Jim Cunnington & Harriet Cunnington Jim Cunnington I don’t remember exactly where I heard about Operation Wallacea. Certainly, it was during an aimless period in my life when I was picking up odd bits of work to save enough to…

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Making Christmas a little greener!

Making Christmas a little greener!

10th December 2018 by Katie Bell

Written by Katie Bell Photo Courtesy of Rachel Daniels It’s Christmas! And with it comes the huge task of trying to be environmentally friendly and reduce our waste. So, with the big day fast approaching we thought we’d dish out some tips…

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A Ban on Palm Oil?

A Ban on Palm Oil?

16th November 2018 by Tom Martin

Written by Tom Martin Iceland’s recent advert on its palm oil ban (and the subsequent ‘ban’ on the advert itself) has proven wildly successful, having now been seen by millions of people around the world. It has also provoked strong debate within…

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Malawi – A brave new frontier

Malawi – A brave new frontier

11th September 2018 by Heather Gilbert

Written by Heather Gilbert Photos Courtesy of Alex Tozer & Justin Hines   We all know that biodiversity has never been more in danger than it is today. With human encroachment expanding, the wild areas in which biodiversity is traditionally thought to…

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Indonesia – FADs in Bau Bau

Indonesia – FADs in Bau Bau

20th April 2018 by Alejandro Usobiaga MPhil

Written by and Video courtesy of Alejandro Usobiaga MPhil Photos Courtesy of Sam Fleischmann It’s simply not enough to suggest an alternative and walk away in the hopes that someone, somewhere will make it happen. This is perhaps one of science’s most…

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Mexico – Mangrove Research

Mexico – Mangrove Research

29th March 2018 by Ian Hendy

Written by Ian Hendy Photos Courtesy of Tom Peschak Current research, in the Mangrove forests of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Mangroves are salt-tolerant trees that fringe intertidal zones populating marine, freshwater and terrestrial habitats. They provide a range of ecosystem services including…

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Mexico – A Snappy Update!

Mexico – A Snappy Update!

6th February 2018 by José António Nóbrega

At our forest site in Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (Campeche, Mexico) water occurs in low density and mostly in the form of aguadas (semi-temporary natural ponds sustained by rainfall) during the majority of the year, and part of our research there is to…

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Honduras – Tela Bay is protected!

Honduras – Tela Bay is protected!

6th February 2018 by Max Bodmer

This week we have received some fantastic news from our partners and friends at Tela Marine Research Centre in Honduras! In their first meeting of 2018, the Honduran Congress discussed the creation of ‘El Refugio de Vida Silvestre Marino de Tela’, and…

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Indonesia – Midnight Picnic in the Pondok

Indonesia – Midnight Picnic in the Pondok

2nd February 2018 by Melissa Donnelly

Written by and Photos courtesy of Melissa Donnelly I had just gotten back to camp from a very successful bat survey where I caught 22 animals from 6 different species. It was close to midnight; the generator was off and everyone was…

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