Macaques – Labundo’s best frenemy

Macaques – Labundo’s best frenemy

13th September 2019 by Panji Akbar

Words courtesy of  Panji Akbar Photos courtesy of Amy Dixon Labundo-bundo, Indonesia 15-07-2019 Just like the other classic conservation story in other parts of the world, the relationship between Buton Macaque (Macaca ochreata brunnescens) and farmer in Buton island are not peaceful….

Read More
Bau Bau Marine Site, Indonesia – A day in the life

Bau Bau Marine Site, Indonesia – A day in the life

6th September 2019 by Jessica Bouron

Words and photos courtesy of Jessica Bouron This summer I went on a two week expedition with Operation Wallacea to one of their marine sites in Indonesia. It was the most amazing experience, with each day being more exciting than the last,…

Read More
Aguadas, Crocodiles and the Mayan Jungle – PhD adventures of a Portuguese biologist in Mexico

Aguadas, Crocodiles and the Mayan Jungle – PhD adventures of a Portuguese biologist in Mexico

4th June 2019 by Jose Nobrega

Written by Jose Nobrega Pursuing a career in crocodilian research and conservation has been a bumpy ride. But that is what I am passionate about. From a very early age I knew that I wanted to “run off to the tropics” and…

Read More
Finding new bird species in Sulawesi – retrospective on a PhD with Operation Wallacea Indonesia

Finding new bird species in Sulawesi – retrospective on a PhD with Operation Wallacea Indonesia

3rd May 2019 by Darren O’Connell

Written by Darren O’Connell Almost as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a Zoologist. Growing up on a steady diet of Attenborough documents, I dreamed of exploring new lands, discovering weird and wonderful species. I wanted to be the…

Read More
Honduras – Are we contributing to noise pollution when we dive on coral reefs?

Honduras – Are we contributing to noise pollution when we dive on coral reefs?

4th April 2019 by Kieran McCloskey

Written by Kieran McCloskey Photos Courtesy of Kieran McCloskey & Dan Exton You would be surprised by how noisy the underwater environment really is. Whale songs and dolphin clicks are well known to the general public, but marine mammals are not the…

Read More
Fundraising Success Story – Dulwich College

Fundraising Success Story – Dulwich College

6th March 2019 by Dominic Taffs

Written by Dominic Taffs Photos Courtesy of Sarah Woods The Dulwich College team of twenty three students and four staff were hugely excited to go to Ecuador and Galapagos this summer, especially having heard about the previous two Opwall trips that the…

Read More
Honduras – Rebuilding the Caribbean One Sea Urchin at a Time

Honduras – Rebuilding the Caribbean One Sea Urchin at a Time

28th February 2019 by Max Bodmer

Written by Dr Max Bodmer Photos courtesy of David Exton and Carol Battram Published in The Marine Biologist magazine Since the birth of the package holiday, sea urchins have wreaked havoc with the appendages of holidaymakers. For most people the waters of…

Read More
Mexico – Wrath of the ‘Fertile-Ants’

Mexico – Wrath of the ‘Fertile-Ants’

8th February 2019 by Laura Kahane

Written by Laura Kahane Cover photo courtesy of Florian Schulz Neuro-toxic venomous snakes, big cats, and being waste deep in a croc ridden Aguada – where do I begin to recount my stand-out moments from Mexico 2018? This is my 3rd consecutive…

Read More
School Spotlight! – Thomas Jefferson School for Science & Technology

School Spotlight! – Thomas Jefferson School for Science & Technology

7th February 2019 by Lisa Wu

Written by and photos courtesy of Lisa Wu                                                                    …

Read More
Why is the Wallacea region so biologically interesting?

Why is the Wallacea region so biologically interesting?

1st February 2019 by Daniel Moore

Written by Daniel Moore The Wallacea region, that area of Indonesia marked by the Wallacea line to the West and the Lydekker line to the East and including Sulawesi, Timor and Lombok, is one of the most biologically interesting areas in the…

Read More
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…

Read More
Photo Competition Winners 2018!

Photo Competition Winners 2018!

22nd January 2019 by Olivia Farman

We are happy to announce the winners of our 2018 photo competition! Thank you to Dr Jonathan Kolby for judging the competition! Jon has worked at our Honduras terrestrial site and set up HARCC (the Honduras Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Centre)  …

Read More
Wallace House, Old Bolingbroke, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 4EX, UK
| +44 (0) 1790 763194 | info@opwall.com