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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…

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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)  …

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Honduras – A Crash Course in Cusuco!

Honduras – A Crash Course in Cusuco!

18th January 2019 by Birk Stilund Hansen

Written by Birk Stilund Hansen Photos courtesy of Birk Stilund Hansen and Karoline Møgelvang Have you ever surveyed for snakes, dung beetles and mammals in a prime forest, where terrestrial life becomes widely diversified as you embark upon a single hike? And…

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Madagascar – Star Speckled Skies and Nocturnal Lemurs

Madagascar – Star Speckled Skies and Nocturnal Lemurs

11th January 2019 by Monika Goralczyk

Words and photos courtesy of Monika Goralczyk Writing this blog post reminds me of the time when I stood at the airport in Antananarivo ready to be amazed by the island I had always dreamt to visit. In my head, I built…

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Indonesia – Life in the forest

Indonesia – Life in the forest

4th January 2019 by Alexandra Nunns

Written by Alexandra Nunns Photo Courtesy of Sophie Harrad Having flown halfway across the world alone, I checked in to ibis Makassar, and met my first peer- Ester- in the hotel room. We were shy initially but excited, and commented on the…

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Madagascar – A day in the Malagasy forest!

Madagascar – A day in the Malagasy forest!

28th December 2018 by Coral Chell

Words and photos courtesy Coral Chell (6 week dissertation student) This summer I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to go to Opwall’s Madagascar forest site for 6 weeks (That’s right, 6 weeks without internet! And you know what? It’s the…

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Transylvania – Bears, Bears, Bears!

Transylvania – Bears, Bears, Bears!

21st December 2018 by Sian Green

Words and photos courtesy of Sian Green Cover photo courtesy of Ben Porter Public attitudes can hugely impact the success of conservation efforts. Our perceptions of a species can be greatly influenced by our culture and even by the way animals are…

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Then and Now – 2 Generations of Opwall Volunteers!

Then and Now – 2 Generations of Opwall Volunteers!

14th December 2018 by Jim & Harriet Cunnington

Written by Jim Cunnington & Harriet Cunnington Jim Cunnington I don’t remember exactly where I heard about Operation Wallacea. Certainly, it was during an aimless period in my life when I was picking up odd bits of work to save enough to…

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Making Christmas a little greener!

Making Christmas a little greener!

10th December 2018 by Katie Bell

Written by Katie Bell Photo Courtesy of Rachel Daniels It’s Christmas! And with it comes the huge task of trying to be environmentally friendly and reduce our waste. So, with the big day fast approaching we thought we’d dish out some tips…

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Indonesia – An Unexpected Ending

Indonesia – An Unexpected Ending

6th December 2018 by Romanos D. Georganas

Written by Romanos D. Georganas Photos Courtesy of Irhammaula Ario During my medical studies, I remember myself frequently bingeing on wildlife documentaries. One of my closest friends shared the same excitement, and we would comment on what an amazing career those “national geographic guys”…

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Mexico – Turtle and Seagrass Monitoring in Akumal Bay

Mexico – Turtle and Seagrass Monitoring in Akumal Bay

30th November 2018 by Daniella Marston

Words and photos courtesy of Daniella Marston I am a BSc Geography student at the University of Birmingham, passionate about marine conservation. After working with Loggerhead Sea Turtle (C. caretta) hatchlings in Kefalonia last summer, I have been fortunate enough to gain a…

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Indonesia – Seeing a family of Macaques

Indonesia – Seeing a family of Macaques

23rd November 2018 by Alexandra Barnetson

Written by Alexandra Barnetson Photos courtesy of Dr Nancy Priston Operation Wallacea 2018 has been the most amazing, life changing experience I have ever had, it has given me so many life skills that I am so excited to take from this…

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