Mexico – Can you Sea Turtles?

Mexico – Can you Sea Turtles?

20th May 2016 by Thien-Kym Nguyen-Phuoc

Written By Thien-Kym Nguyen-Phuoc Photos courtesy of Laura Mack & Kathy Slater There are seven extant species of sea turtle in the world. The seven species are divided into two families. The leatherback sea turtle is the only species alive that is in…

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Honduras – Irish Botanical Expedition, Spring 2016

Honduras – Irish Botanical Expedition, Spring 2016

13th May 2016 by Daniel L Kelly

Written by Daniel L Kelly Department of Botany Trinity College, The University of Dublin Photos Courtesy of Sunniva Hanley, Colin Kelleher & Kate-Marie O’Connor   We made it! There and back again! There were sixteen of us, many of whom had never…

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Honduras – March Expeditions

Honduras – March Expeditions

6th May 2016 by Dr Danielle Gilroy

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Danni Gilroy Hi everyone! My name is Dr Danni Gilroy and I am the new Senior Scientist for Cusuco National Park, the Honduras site for Operation Wallacea’s terrestrial expedition. I recently went out to Cusuco for…

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Staff Spotlight!

Staff Spotlight!

26th April 2016 by Emma MacWalter

This post was originally posted on February 21st 2015 on our Facebook page Introducing Emma MacWalter (nee Kennedy)! “My first experience with Opwall was twelve years ago, but it still seems like yesterday! It was a snowy November in 2002 in Scotland…

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South Africa – Never Forget Elephants

South Africa – Never Forget Elephants

1st April 2016 by Jon Phillips

Written by and Photo Courtesy of Jon Phillips During my time in Thanda, the beauty of the wildlife never ceased to amaze me. It was during a game drive that I was truly fortunate to witness this emotional elephant encounter. Elephants are…

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Staff Spotlight!

Staff Spotlight!

25th March 2016 by Andrew Snyder

This post was originally posted on January 17th 2015 on our Facebook page Introducing Andrew Snyder! “It’s so hard to believe that my Opwall relationship is now approaching 6 years! It seems like just yesterday I was sitting in a conference room…

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Mexico – Mammal Tracking

Mexico – Mammal Tracking

18th March 2016 by Konstantinos Perikleous

Written by and photo courtesy of Konstantinos Perikleous Feature Image by Holly English I participated with Operation Wallacea for the first time in 2013 as a dissertation student to collect data about tapirs and their habitat for six weeks. It was a…

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Staff Spotlight!

Staff Spotlight!

11th March 2016 by Rachel Daniels

Introducing Rachel Daniels! One of the staff members in Peru for the March expeditions 2016, Rachel was the Peru Country manager for 3 years and is now the Madagascar Country Manager. “I couldn’t have asked for a better 5 years working with…

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Indonesia – Environmental awareness improves in the Wakatobi

Indonesia – Environmental awareness improves in the Wakatobi

5th March 2016 by Pippa Mansell

Written by and photos courtesy of Pippa Mansell Feature photo courtesy of Adam Powell For those of you who have been to Indonesia before you may be aware that there is the chance that a meeting, dinner, visit or presentation can just…

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Honduras – Saving Coral Reefs

Honduras – Saving Coral Reefs

26th February 2016 by Grace Young

Written by Grace Young Feature Photo Courtesy of Dave Smith We know coral reefs are degrading at an alarming rate. They’re becoming less complex and ultimately disappearing due to the effects of climate change, acidification, overfishing, and pollution. Despite covering less than…

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Guyana – Hanging with Bats

Guyana – Hanging with Bats

19th February 2016 by Thomas Horsley

Written by Thomas Horsley Photos Courtesy of Thomas Horsley & Andrew Snyder The Iwokrama Forest in central Guyana is a truly beautiful place. Walking through this pristine, previously untouched swath of habitat, you are inundated with an incredible diversity of wildlife. If…

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Mexico – Mexican’t to Mexican!

Mexico – Mexican’t to Mexican!

12th February 2016 by Lucy Coals

Written by and photos courtesy of Lucy Coals Starting with breakfast at 6:30 is a blessing in disguise when you have to hit the rolling seas around 8. A blurry eyed kit up is followed by an attempt to board the boat…

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