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Opwall Mexico & the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Amphibian and Reptile Group – an unlikely connection

Opwall Mexico & the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Amphibian and Reptile Group – an unlikely connection

30th January 2020 by Josh Phangurha

In June 2019 I headed to the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve (Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico) with Opwall as one of the expedition herpetologists. This would be my second expedition with Opwall, as I also attended an expedition back in 2018 to the Buton Island…

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Opwall’s 12 Days of Conservation

Opwall’s 12 Days of Conservation

7th January 2020 by Beth Newark

Over the last few weeks we’ve been sharing our Opwall 12 Days of Conservation – stories about conservation success and ideas from Opwall teams world wide!   Day 1: Pushing back against oil palm in Borneo! Day 2: Overhunting in Honduras Cloud…

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Jungle, Mud, Caimans and a PhD: Why I decided to do a PhD Project studying the Ecology of Dwarf Caimans (Genus Paleosuchus) in the Amazon Rainforest.

Jungle, Mud, Caimans and a PhD: Why I decided to do a PhD Project studying the Ecology of Dwarf Caimans (Genus Paleosuchus) in the Amazon Rainforest.

10th December 2019 by Frederico M. Barroso

Written by and photos courtesy of Frederico M. Barroso While most young children soon outgrow their “dinosaur phase”, it is safe to say that I never quite did so. Grown on a healthy diet of abundant outdoor play sprinkled with ad libitum…

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Tarsier spotting in the Indonesian jungle

Tarsier spotting in the Indonesian jungle

29th November 2019 by Bethany Richmond

Written by Bethany Richmond Photos courtesy of Amy Dixon I had been looking forward to this evening all week – the evening we were going tarsier spotting! We had heard them calling to each other in the trees all around camp during…

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Our week in Labundo!

Our week in Labundo!

15th November 2019 by Katie Robertson

Written by Katie Robertson Photos courtesy of Josh Phangurha & Emily Anderson On Friday the 12th of July our group embarked on one of the most exciting and thrilling adventures, but also one of the most challenging and terrifying experiences some of…

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Science Corner – Monitoring threats to mammals in the cloud forests of Cusuco National Park

Science Corner – Monitoring threats to mammals in the cloud forests of Cusuco National Park

4th November 2019 by Hannah Hoskins

Written by and photos courtesy of Hannah Hoskins Cusuco National Park, North West Honduras, June 2010. I had just finished the first year of my undergraduate degree studying Natural Sciences, a subject I had chosen as it gave me scope to pick…

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Calakmul goes digital! A field-report on our new data entry system in our forest site, Mexico

Calakmul goes digital! A field-report on our new data entry system in our forest site, Mexico

25th October 2019 by Jose Nobrega

Words and photos courtesy of Jose Nobrega Data… one of the most valuable things we get after each season. Data entry… whilst being one of the most important activities to be done on-site, it is also one of the biggest sources of…

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Education for Sustainability – Singapore American School

Education for Sustainability – Singapore American School

25th October 2019 by Dr. Martha Began Crawford

Words and photos courtesy of Dr. Martha Began Crawford     Part I.  The Case of Lauren Pong’s Education for Sustainability Lauren Pong, suited up in the photograph above is a first-generation American teenager whose parents are from China.  During childhood, Lauren…

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Our Third year on Silba Island, Croatia

Our Third year on Silba Island, Croatia

18th October 2019 by Lisa Böhm

Written by Lisa Böhm Photos courtesy of Kirtan Shah and Lisa Böhm “Dobar dan”, as the locals greet you on this island when they are passing by. We started the 3rd year of the Croatia Opwall (Cropwall) marine site, and this time…

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A surprise camp visitor!

A surprise camp visitor!

11th October 2019 by Anna David

Words and photos courtesy of Anna David It was the last night in camp for the week and everyone was making the most of it – learning the Poco Poco and getting their handmade rattan bracelets before the trek out the next…

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Guyana-ooh-nana: Breakfast or birds?

Guyana-ooh-nana: Breakfast or birds?

4th October 2019 by Karen Ono

Words courtesy of Karen Ono Photos courtesy of Shamar Hooper and Justin Isip Breakfast (especially with all the bakes in Guyana) might be my favourite meal of the day. But what’s more exciting than breakfast? Birds!!! Between 6 to 8 AM is…

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Gondwana Game Reserve – A dream come true for a dissertation student

Gondwana Game Reserve – A dream come true for a dissertation student

27th September 2019 by Justine Thompson

Six weeks away from home collecting data for a master’s dissertation sounded like a life time but before I knew it my time in Gondwana was coming to an end. South Africa was always a dream to me from a young age…

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