Conservation

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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Indonesia – The bird, the bat and the scorpion

Indonesia – The bird, the bat and the scorpion

19th January 2018 by Melissa Donnelly

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Melissa Donnelly There was an amazing quiet creek on Transect 6 that I was desperate to survey. Finally, had the chance to go out there, but once I found the location, the entire thing had dried…

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Indonesia – Batty about Bats!

Indonesia – Batty about Bats!

12th January 2018 by Melissa Donnelly

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Melissa Donnelly This is my first time in Indonesia, and I cannot wait to start looking for bats. I have mostly worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, and up until now have had very little…

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Mexico – Akumal Marine Protected Area

Mexico – Akumal Marine Protected Area

25th March 2017 by Dr Kathy Slater

Written by Dr Kathy Slater Photos courtesy of Akumal Dive Centre For the last 5 years Operation Wallacea has been operating in a small coastal town called Akumal that consists of extensive reefs, mangroves, lagoons, beaches with a high density of nesting…

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