Indonesia – Reflections from the Physiology Lab

Indonesia – Reflections from the Physiology Lab

3rd July 2015 by Dr Wayne Bennett

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Dr Wayne Bennett (University of West Florida: Senior Scientist, Hoga Island) And so it begins, the annual invasion. It starts with Theresa and I. Like scouts on some bad western movie, we pick our way through…

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South Africa – Lions won’t let us sleep tonight

South Africa – Lions won’t let us sleep tonight

26th June 2015 by Polina Utkina

Written by Polina Utkina Photo Courtesy of Rowan Prown After a 9 hour drive from the airport, we finally arrive at the lodge. It’s already dark outside and everyone is reminiscing about a nice, warm bed. The lodge is a lot more…

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Honduras – Off to a flying start!

Honduras – Off to a flying start!

22nd June 2015 by Alex Tozer

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Alex Tozer The 2015 season in Honduras, our 12th expedition here, is off to an excellent start. We have our largest ever team of staff in the forest (around 100) to make sure that the volunteers…

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Guyana – Reduced Impact Logging – is this a workable concept for biodiversity protection?

Guyana – Reduced Impact Logging – is this a workable concept for biodiversity protection?

19th June 2015 by Dr Tim Coles

Written by Dr Tim Coles Protecting forests from any form of exploitation as National Parks, Wildlife Preserves or any of a number of conservation categories, is a key component of forest and wildlife protection in most countries.  However, this strategy is never…

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Indonesia – Tracks and signs in the Buton forest

Indonesia – Tracks and signs in the Buton forest

12th June 2015 by Tom Martin

Written by Tom Martin Photos courtesy of Peter Taylor The forests of Buton Island (the location of our Indonesian terrestrial study site) are home to several species of large endemic mammal. All these mammals remain poorly studied, partly because Wallacean species have…

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Indonesia – Addressing Wallacean shortfall on Buton Island

Indonesia – Addressing Wallacean shortfall on Buton Island

8th June 2015 by Tom Martin

Written by Tom Martin Photo Courtesy of Tom Martin and Haliday Conservation efforts in tropical ecosystems are frequently hindered by a lack of understanding of these ecosystems. Two major knowledge gaps facing conservation scientists are the fact so many species remain undiscovered…

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Greece – Update on the Greek Expeditions

Greece – Update on the Greek Expeditions

8th June 2015 by Dr Tim Coles

Written by Dr Tim Coles Photo Courtesy of Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation For those lucky enough to be joining the Greek biodiversity survey expedition this next summer then there is some exciting news.  We have just finished the pre-expedition inspection and…

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