Science Snacks: Citizen science in data and resource-limited areas

Science Snacks: Citizen science in data and resource-limited areas

17th March 2021 by Beth Newark

  Paper Title: Citizen science in data and resource-limited areas: A tool to detect long-term ecosystem changes Micro-podcast: If you would rather listen to the summary, check out episodes of our micro-podcast, Science Snacks, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts.  …

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Field Notes Entry 7: Panji Gusti Akbar

Field Notes Entry 7: Panji Gusti Akbar

2nd March 2021 by Beth Newark

Bio: Panji Gusti Akbar is an ornithologist that worked with Opwall at our Sulawesi field site in Indonesia from 2017-2019. Panji became passionate about birds when he moved from the bustling capital city of Jakarta to the smaller town of Yogyakarta where…

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Nova Conservation: Creating a comprehensive database for eco-adventures & research opportunities

Nova Conservation: Creating a comprehensive database for eco-adventures & research opportunities

1st March 2021 by Beth Newark

Founded by conservation biologist Laura Marsh, Nova Conservation is a business that’s connecting people with conservation trips and experiences that give back to the environment. Laura has a background in Biology and Environmental Science with an expertise in birds. She has spent…

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Carbon Neutral 2021 Challenge – Will You Join Us?

Carbon Neutral 2021 Challenge – Will You Join Us?

26th February 2021 by Beth Newark

2020 was a tough year for everyone, and especially for rural communities that depend on tourism income, and conservationists blocked from traveling to develop critical projects around the world. However, it is still possible to make a difference for communities and conservation while…

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Field Notes Entry 6: Alex Tozer

Field Notes Entry 6: Alex Tozer

22nd February 2021 by Beth Newark

  Bio: Alex is the Director or Operations at Operation Wallacea. Alex first started working with Operation Wallacea in the summer of 2004, when he volunteered to work in a baking hot office in a dusty Honduran town for 3 months in…

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Field Notes Entry 5: Dr Tim Coles

Field Notes Entry 5: Dr Tim Coles

20th February 2021 by Beth Newark

  Bio: Dr. Tim Coles founded Operation Wallacea in 1995, and the Operation Wallacea Trust (Charity no. 1078362) in 1998. The idea behind the programme was to be able to fund academics to complete long term data sets as an alternative to…

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Science Snacks: Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers

Science Snacks: Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers

18th February 2021 by Beth Newark

  Paper Title: Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers Micro-podcast: If you would rather listen to the summary, check out episodes of our micro-podcast, Science Snacks, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. Paper Summary: Climate change is a hot…

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Science Snacks: The global tree restoration potential

Science Snacks: The global tree restoration potential

18th February 2021 by Beth Newark

  Paper Title: The Global Tree Restoration Potential Micro-podcast: If you would rather listen to the summary, check out episodes of our micro-podcast, Science Snacks, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts.     Paper Summary: Restoring forests around the world is…

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Field Notes Entry 4: Gerardo Orozco

Field Notes Entry 4: Gerardo Orozco

15th February 2021 by Beth Newark

Bio: Gerardo is the owner and manager of Akumal Dive Center, the oldest dive shop in Akumal Bay, and Opwall’s partner for marine research in Mexico. Gerardo ended up in the field of conservation somewhat by accident. He studied business and after…

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Field Notes Entry 3: Dr Kathy Slater

Field Notes Entry 3: Dr Kathy Slater

29th January 2021 by Beth Newark

  Bio: Kathy is the Research Manager and Senior Scientist of Operation Wallacea’s Mexico project. Kathy works for the UK office, but is based in Mexico year round. Kathy has lived and worked in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico for 15 years,…

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Science Snacks: Turtles in Akumal Bay, Mexico

Science Snacks: Turtles in Akumal Bay, Mexico

29th January 2021 by Beth Newark

Paper Title: Report on the Monitoring of Green Sea Turtles and Sea Grasses in Akumal Bay Mexico Micro-podcast: If you would rather listen to the summary, check out episodes of our micro-podcast, Science Snacks, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. Paper…

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Science Snacks: Climate Change in Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

Science Snacks: Climate Change in Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

29th January 2021 by Beth Newark

  Paper Title: Climate change, aguadas and herpetofaunal community structure in Calakmul biosphere reserve, Campeche, Mexico Micro-podcast: If you would rather listen to the summary, check out episodes of our micro-podcast, Science Snacks, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts.    …

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