Indonesia – The Plastic Problem

Indonesia – The Plastic Problem

7th August 2015 by

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Emma Camp Plastic pollution accounts for 60-80 % of marine litter worldwide that totals approximately 14 billion pounds each year.  Due to ocean gyres, trash will accumulate in massive islands with an example of the Great…

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Mexico – Bats, Bats, Bats

Mexico – Bats, Bats, Bats

3rd August 2015 by Alyson Brokaw

Written by and Photos courtesy of Alyson Brokaw It`s just after 8 o`clock in the evening and the forest is slowly growing darker. With the help of the students, we just opened the mist nets and are waiting for our first catch…

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Indonesia – Reflections from the Physiology Lab (Part 2)

Indonesia – Reflections from the Physiology Lab (Part 2)

31st July 2015 by Dr Wayne Bennett

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Dr Wayne Bennett We are 14. In addition to Theresa and me, twelve nascent physiology minions now occupy The Wet Lab. For the first week the minions were running hot on enthusiasm and euphoria. The problem…

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Transylvania – It must Bee love

Transylvania – It must Bee love

27th July 2015 by Georgie Scott

Written by Georgie Scott Photos Courtesy of Ciortan Bogdan and Marcela Man     The first two week expedition has come to a close with over 500 hours of surveys completed. Our first villages were Richis and Nou Sasesc, situated in the…

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Peru – DeMatha’s Experience

Peru – DeMatha’s Experience

24th July 2015 by Vicki Landersman

Written by and photos courtesy of Vicki Landersman     We are from DeMatha Catholic High School, USA.  The boys learned how to conduct different survey methods, the type of information that is needed for each method, how to record the data,…

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Guyana – St Stephen’s Science Success

Guyana – St Stephen’s Science Success

20th July 2015 by Johnny Wilson

Written by Johnny Wilson, St Stephen’s Episcopal School Photos Courtesy of Alex Tozer My group of 9 students and one teacher just departed for Georgetown to return to the US after spending two weeks in the rainforest at OpWall’s Guyana site. What…

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Greece – Birding in the Aegean (Samos, Lipsi, Arki & Marathi)

Greece – Birding in the Aegean (Samos, Lipsi, Arki & Marathi)

17th July 2015 by Dean Jones

Written by and photo courtesy of Dean Jones The song of Crested lark, Eastern Olivaceous and Cetti’s Warbler are filling the air… YES we have made it to Greece and what an excellent two and a half weeks birding we have had!…

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South Africa – Guess who’s coming to dinner

South Africa – Guess who’s coming to dinner

13th July 2015 by Alex King-Ellison & Lisa Glutting

Written by Alex King-Ellison and Lisa Glutting Photo Courtesy of Ruby Chow Whether our experiences in Thanda came second-hand from the camera screens of our friends or straight through our own incredulous eyes it allowed us a glimpse into a world we’d…

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Indonesia – My first week with the Cuttlefish

Indonesia – My first week with the Cuttlefish

10th July 2015 by Bernice Hyett

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Bernice Hyett After a stressful and sweaty week of Reef Survey Techniques, I was itching to get into the wet lab and meet my new cephalopod friends who I’d be spending so much time with over…

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Madagascar – Nocturnal Lemurs, What big eyes you have

Madagascar – Nocturnal Lemurs, What big eyes you have

6th July 2015 by Ute Radespiel & TiHo Hannover

Written by Ute Radespiel, TiHo Hannover Photos Courtesy of Ben Evans Nocturnal lemurs account for more than two thirds of all known lemur species but we know much less about many of them than about their diurnal cousins. Like all lemur species,…

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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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